Monthly Archives: August 2014
A further day of strike action will be held on Tuesday 14 October, this is a few days before the TUC national demonstration on Saturday 18 October.
There will be a Branch Meeting in the Council Chamber, Waltham Forest Town Hall on Wednesday 8 October 12:30-2:30pm and 4:30-6pm where the dispute will be discussed. Put the date in your diary. Continue reading
No more racist police killings! Assemble: 5:30pm, Wednesday 27 August. US Embassy, 24 Grosvenor Square, London W1A 2LQ
Protest for Gaza
An emergency protest has been called for this Saturday Saturday 23 August 12.30-3pm Outside Downing Street, London (nearest tube: Westminster). Click here for more information
People are currently facing the biggest squeeze on their incomes since Victorian times, and wages have fallen in real terms every year since 2010. Continue reading
Almost one in three workers in Waltham Forest are paid less than the London living wage, research has revealed. Those in Waltham Forest earning less than the standard are believed to include some care workers employed by the council. To read the full story in the local Guardian newspaper click here
The seminar will take place on Thursday 18 September at 11am-3pm at ULU, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY. If any retired members are interested in attending please contact the branch office. The deadline for attendees contacting the office is the end of August.
The big picture......
Why local government and school support workers took strike action on 10 July, see attached.
The hearing is now scheduled to take place at Westminster Magistrates’ Court at 10am on September 16. A UNISON H&S rep will be present. To read an article in the local Guardian click this link