Daily Archives: 08/01/2014

AGM Thursday 13 February at 12-2pm or 4-6pm in the Council Chamber, Waltham Forest Town Hall......

The AGM is the most important branch meeting of the year and this year we have a presentation on the 2014 Pay Campaign. Continue reading

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TULO Petition to Andrew Lansley!......

Andrew Lansley

The Government’s Lobbying Bill will change the rules about union membership lists, giving more people access to them.  Will you join our petition to Andrew Lansley calling on him to scrap this law, and protect union members’ privacy?

http://www.unionstogether.org.uk/lansley Continue reading

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Pay Up for Travel Time......

Home Care Workers in parts of the country have had their pay withheld whilst they travel between clients homes.  This has meant that many Home Care Workers have been taking home less than the National Minimum Wage (Currently £6.31 for adults). Continue reading

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Fire Stations closing 9 am on Thursday – let’s thank our firefighters and tell Boris what we think......

Boris Johnson’s cuts to the London Fire Brigade will take effect after the end of the night shift this Thursday morning (9 January) with fire stations closing at 9.00 am. Across London 10 fire stations, 14 fire engines and 552 firefighters will be axed.

A number of demonstrations will take place from 8.30 am on Thursday morning opposing Boris’ Johnson’s cuts to the London Fire Brigade. These will also give us the opportunity to thank the firefighters at stations that are closing for the work they do protecting our local communities. Continue reading

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News from the Bolivar Hall – January Programme......

See attached for further information

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European Federation of Public Service Unions......

For the latest news follow this link

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Visit or volunteer in Palestine 2014......

Please see attached for updated information about CADFA’s visits to Palestine in 2014. Next tour dates February, April, August, September/October. Continue reading

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Defending Workers’ Rights in Guatemala......

TUC Aid, in partnership with BananaLink, is helping unions in banana plantations in Guatemala to build capacity to defend workers’ rights.  Follow this link for further information.

 

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Unions review progress in rebuilding trade union structures and institutions in Haiti.......

Follow this link to the TUC for further information.

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Protest at crackdown on striking rail workers in South Korea......

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