Monthly Archives: November 2014

SERTUC Young Workers Network “Pizza Film Night” – 27 November......

Part of Young Workers Month showing “Made in Dagenham” Thursday 27 November 6pm Congress House.  All young people welcome whether you are in a trade union or not.  http://www.youngworkersmonth.org/events/sertuc-pizza-and-a-pint-film-night/  

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Reps Training Day – 5 December 2014‏......

Friday 5th December from 10:00 am – 4pm in the Community Room, Vestry House Museum, Vestry House, Walthamstow, E.17.  Lunch and refreshments provided.  Click here for more information

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Special Offers from UNISON Travel Club......

Award-winning Holidays to Egypt  4* Plus Hotel From £345pp 7 Nights All Inclusive Includes Flights, Hotel, Transfers & 20KG Luggage Continue reading

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Result of Pay Consultation Ballot......

The deadline for the return of ballot papers has passed and the results of the pay consultation are as follows:

Voted to accept the offer – 61

Voted to reject the offer – 162

We will inform members of the results of the national ballot when they are available.

 

 

 

 

 

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Vote to reject the pay offer – deadline 12 noon on 13 November......

The Waltham Forest UNISON Branch Committee met last week and agreed to recommend to our members to reject the pay offer. Continue reading

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Retired Members’ Meeting 2 December 2014......

The next Retired Members’ meeting will take place on 2nd December at 13.30 for 14.00 at the Waltham Forest Social Club in the Town Hall grounds. Continue reading

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Government to launch care investigation as MPs debate pay......

The government minister for care today conceded to a call from UNISON to launch a proactive investigation by HMRC into the care sector to combat widespread, illegal levels of pay. Continue reading

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Branch Secretary Position......

Waltham Forest UNISON is the largest union representing council staff in Waltham Forest. Are you a Union Rep who would like to get more involved in the Branch? If so we are looking for a Branch Secretary who will take the branch forward in the future when the current post-holder retires next year. Continue reading

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Branch Pay Ballot – Have you voted yet?......

This is your opportunity to vote in the national branch consultation on the employers’ pay offer!  Make sure you vote and have your say on this pay offer.   If you have not received a ballot paper yet please contact the branch office.

The ballot paper has to be returned to the branch office by 12 noon on Thursday 13thNovember 2014.

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UNISON urges Government to ‘back up words with actions’ over illegal wages in homecare......

UNISON is urging the Government to follow its words with actions following Care Minister Norman Lamb’s request this morning that HMRC carry out a new set of investigations into illegal wages in the homecare sector. Continue reading

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