Monthly Archives: February 2015
UNISON AGM will be held on 4th March at 12 noon in the Council Chamber at Waltham Forest Town Hall. The meeting will be rerun at 4pm for members who cannot get to the meeting at lunchtime. Continue reading
An annual event celebrating the achievements of women is being marked with a week-long of activities in Waltham Forest. Continue reading
The Low Pay Commission (LPC) have recommended to the Government that the adult rate of the National Minimum Wage, which applies to workers aged 21 and over, should rise by 3 per cent to £6.70 from October 2015. Click here to read more
Commenting on the naming and shaming today by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills of 70 employers who have cheated staff out of the minimum wage, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: Continue reading
Stand up to racism......
UNISON is backing the UN Anti-Racism Day demonstration in London on 21 March – the anniversary of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre in apartheid South Africa. Click here to read the full article.
UNISON is delighted to introduce Skills for Schools, a new website that will give school support staff a host of information and help about training and career development. Continue reading
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Public meeting – Harmony Hall, Truro Road E17 7BY – Saturday 7 March at 2.30 pm. Click here to see the flyer.
As you may be aware the general election will take place in May this year. One of the political parties that will be standing locally, will be Ukip. Continue reading
John Cryer, M.P. for Leyton will be speaking about the forthcoming general election and a Solicitor from Thompsons will be giving advice about personal injury claims. Continue reading