Monthly Archives: February 2015

AGM next week – Wednesday 4TH March......

WF UNISON AGM 10-02-2010 020UNISON 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

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International Women’s Day events announced......

iwdAn annual event celebrating the achievements of women is being marked with a week-long of activities in Waltham Forest.   Continue reading

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Low Pay Commission recommends 3% increase in the National Minimum Wage to £6.70......

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

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More prosecutions needed for minimum wage cheat bosses, says TUC......

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

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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.

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UNISON Introduces new Skills for Schools website......

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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We knew it anyway but now there’s proof: Unions make you happy......

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UNISON’s response and the Chief Executives reply to phase 9-2014 proposals......

Click here to read UNISON’s response to the to phase 9-2014 (46) proposals and here to read the Chief Executive’s reply.

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Don’t let the racists divide us Stand up to UKIP......

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

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Countdown to UNISON AGM – 4th March 2015......

4 MarchThe branch AGM will be held on Wednesday 4th March 12-2pm and 4-5:30pm in the Council Chambers, Waltham Forest Town Hall.

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

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