Monthly Archives: June 2015

Join us at London Pride on 27 June......

UNISON is building for the biggest, noisiest, most visible trade union presence ever on the London Pride march this year, Saturday 27 June. Continue reading

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Stop cuts to Access to Work......

UNISON is calling on members to sign a petition to stop cuts to the Access to Work programme. Continue reading

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Unison WF in TUC’s Risks – Council fined after a decade of asbestos neglect......

A London council fined for its criminal failings on asbestos safety should listen more closely to its safety reps, a union has urged. UNISON reps on Waltham Forest Borough Council were speaking out after the local authority was fined for exposing members of staff and visiting contractors to the potentially lethal dangers of asbestos, which it knew to be present in the Town Hall basement. The cancer-causing material was identified in a survey Continue reading

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End Austerity Now – People’s Assembly national demo......

Saturday 20 June assemble 12 noon Bank of England, march to Parliament Square http://www.thepeoplesassembly.org.uk/end_austerity_now_national_demonstration_saturday_20th_june

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Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign......

Public meeting with Fatima Ismael 2pm Saturday 27 June London, more info http://nicaraguasc.org.uk/news/article/133/climate-change-fairtradeempowering-women

 

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International Brigades annual commemoration – Saturday 4 July......

Assemble 12.30 Jubilee Gardens  http://www.international-brigades.org.uk/content/4-july-london

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Day of Portugal – Sunday 14 June......

SERTUC, with the CGTP and Lambeth trades council, will be hosting a UnionCity space at the Day of Portugal on Streatham Common from 11am, info here https://www.facebook.com/events/854889177898846/

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The Last Shout – Film Launch......

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of women in the fire service.

One of that first generation of women to London fire Brigade, when only five other women were employed, was Sian Griffiths. Continue reading

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Council homes management set to be taken back in-house......

Control over council housing in Waltham Forest looks set to be taken back in-house, spelling the end of Ascham Homes’ role in the borough. Click here to read the article in the local press.

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IT system......

We are pleased to announce that we are back up and running.  Thank you for your patience.

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