Monthly Archives: August 2013

Public Meeting: Asian Sweatshops Workers’ Blood for Multi-national Profits......

Thursday 3rd October 8pm – 10pm at Friends Meeting Place, Jewel Rd, Walthamstow, E17 4QU (just off Hoe St – accessible meeting place).

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‘Go Home’ Fightback Campaign Appeal......

See attached flyer for more information.are you here illegally.png

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Hazards Conference......

caution_warning_signHazards Conference  is the UK’s biggest educational and organising event for Trade Union Safety Reps and Activists.  A mixture of plenary sessions, debates, meetings, and a comprehensive workshop programme, give opportunities to learn, exchange experiences and information with delegates from a wide range of sectors and jobs. This year the Conference was held at Keele University on the 19- 21  July. Continue reading

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EDL not welcome in Tower Hamlets......

Saturday 7 Sept – Assemble 11 am Altab Ali Park, Whitechapel Road London E1

EDL not welcome in Tower Hamlets – don’t let the racists divide us.  Please encourage your work colleagues to attend this demo to oppose the EDL. Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Terms and Conditions......

Attached is a very basic guide to the Council’s employment terms and conditions.

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Retired Members’ Meeting 17 September......

The next Retired Member’s meeting will take place on Tuesday 17 September at the Sports and Social Club between 1.30 – 4pm. Continue reading

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Interested in Pensions?......

pensions_fightIf the answer is yes then why not consider becoming a UNISON pensions rep. We are looking for members who would be willing to attend our local Pensions Committee. They meet every 3 months on a Monday evening (7:30pm) where the Trustees of our Scheme make decisions on how the scheme should be managed. At the moment our role is strictly observation only.

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UNISON’s National Campaign on Trading Standards‏......

See the attached circular for further details.

Sign the petition http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/support-trading-standards-services.html

 

 

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Our Community, Our Schools – Our Petition: Pass it on!......

More than 560 local residents have now signed the petition calling on the Department for Education to give Waltham Forest Council the funding that will allow them to provide the secondary school places we need. Continue reading

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Ryanair style seat grab bad for workers......

Forcing workers into a Ryanair style dash for a seat in the office, lowers morale and hits workers’ health, says UNISON, the UK’s largest union. As utility companies and councils strive to make cuts, many call centre operations allocate desks on a first come first served basis, dehumanising workers. Packing up their space each evening and hot desking every morning, is the human equivalent of “battery hens”.

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