Monthly Archives: June 2015

Court cases trauma for stressed social workers – UNISON report......

Heavy workloads are leaving more than nine in ten (90 per cent) social workers without enough time to prepare for court cases involving vulnerable children and families, a new report from UNISON reveals today (Wednesday).

Half the social workers questioned (49 per cent) admitted they were not confident when appearing before a judge. Continue reading

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The Liberty Tree – 24-27 June......

Click here for the flyer and details of how to book.

The Liberty Tree Trailer from Public Domain on Vimeo.

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Coin Street Film club – Friday 26 June 2015......

Friday 26 June, 6.30pm Tickets: £5 – Like an Open Sky Continue reading

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Croyde Bay Summer Offer......

holidayBelow is Summer 2015 holiday news including information on a great offer for the summer school holidays.

It’s an offer so good it means that a complete family of four can stay in one of the Summer Chalets, in peak summer for under £250 for 3 nights. It’s 15% less if you are a UNISON member! And we are giving everyone in the family a sizzling FREE breakfast every day that they stay! Continue reading

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Private Eye article – Dust to Dust......

Waltham Forest Town Hall asbestos article appears in the above magazine.  Click here to read the story.

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UNISON Local Government Conference......

Sylvia Adjei, Charlie Nevill and Melinda Christopher are our delegates.

Vincent Ncongwane, speaking at conferencevincent ncongwana today.

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Palestine: is your pension fund investing in the occupation?......

“Palestine: Is your pension fund investing in the occupation?” is a new UNISON campaign pack that provides you with the tools to get your pension fund to put pressure on companies associated with the occupation of Palestine. Parts of the pack are aimed at members in the Local Government Pension Scheme, but most of the arguments will still apply if you are part of another scheme. Continue reading

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Advice on Individual Consultation Meetings (ICM’s)......

Frequently asked questions Continue reading

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Have your say in the Labour leadership election......

If you’re a member of UNISON’s Affiliated Political Fund, then you’re eligible to vote in Labour’s forthcoming leadership election – and, for those in London, the election for a London mayoral candidate.  Continue reading

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School uniform grants – correction......

There is an error on the school uniform grant application form for UNISON’s charity There for you. Continue reading

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