Monthly Archives: March 2014

London NHS Forum......

Below is information about the London forum to discuss ‘what next’ for London campaigns to defend the NHS.

It will be a chance to discuss the report of the People’s Inquiry into the NHS, the upcoming elections, action by health workers and how to continue to co-ordinate action. Continue reading

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Guest Speakers at Campaigning for Palestine – Trade Union Conference – Saturday 5 April......

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London Socialist Film Co-op – March-May programme......

See attached flyers for further information: Continue reading

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UNISON International Newsletter – March 2014......

International seminar
There are still places available for activists interested in attending UNISON’s international seminar at Croyde Bay 11-13 April. Anyone who is interested should seek branch approval and complete and return (with payment) the registration form. Continue reading

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Visit to Palestine in Mid March......

Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association are running a visit of 8 days to Palestine on their usual CADFA model very soon – in mid March. Perhaps there is someone/ more people who would like to join at this short notice and enjoy the spring in Palestine while taking part in this informative and motivating visit. Continue reading

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Calling all UNISON members......

learningAre you interested in learning?  Do you like talking to people?

We are looking for members to become Union Learning Reps in the branch. We have several areas of new work starting in the next few months and really need more learning Reps to help us make a success of them. Continue reading

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Stand up for Education – solidarity with the NUT......

For further information click on this link

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Low Paid Staff at SOAS are striking for two days over terms and conditions......

More than 50 members who are cleaners and maintenance staff at The School of Oriental and African Studies in London (SOAS) are taking two days strike action yesterday and today (Wednesday) in a long-running dispute over terms and conditions.

The workers, who are employed by ISS Facility Services, receive only statutory sick pay and the statutory minimum annual leave. Colleagues employed directly by SOAS receive contractual sick pay, 30 days annual leave and a defined benefits pension scheme.  Continue reading

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International Women’s Day Event – London 10th March......

You are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day with FWN and a host of inspirational speakers on Monday 10th March 6.30-8pm at Troia, 3f Belvedere Road, SE1 9GQ. With Baroness Jan Royall of Blaisdon, Leader of Opposition, House of Lords; Stella Creasy MP, expert in community and feminist campaigns; Anas Sarwar, MP Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party; Gareth Thomas MP, Chair of the Co-operative Party and Shadow Minister for Europe; and the President Seema Malhotra MP. Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition newsletter......

Funeral for council services: PROTEST Town Hall, 6.30pm, Thursday 6 March

On Thursday Waltham Forest Council is holding its budget setting meeting. This will be yet another cuts budget, including attacks on local jobs and services and privatisations. They’re killing services, so we’ll be holding a ‘funeral for council services’ outside. TUSC is appealing for all local people and campaigns to join us on the night. We’ll be highlighting the cuts, asking councillors to vote against and pledging to stand against them in May if they fail, as all evidence until now suggests they will. Continue reading

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