Monthly Archives: August 2015

Stan Seymour......

 

stan seymour with flagStan Seymour, UNISON steward in Waltham Forest branch passed away last Tuesday following his long battle with cancer. Stan has always been a supportive member of the branch. When we took strike action he would always picket and join us on the demonstrations. He also took on trade union duties and had been a UNISON representative on the various committees in Environment Services over many years. In his later years in the branch he took on the less than glamorous task of being the trade union representative on the Job Evaluation Appeals Panel. He was thorough in his work and a very supportive man. Stan will be missed by all who knew him and we send his family our deepest sympathy. Continue reading

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barnet unison1    Barnet arch route
Join Barnet UNISON “Kids4Libraries march” on Saturday 12 September. Nearest tube station Finchley Central on the northern line. Assemble outside Church End Library 11.15 am – 5 minutes’ walk from the station. Continue reading

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Protocol re naming of staff in court judgements......

Branch Secretary, Chris Street, signing the joint protocol with Heather Flinders and Senel Arkut, Divisional Directors for Children's Services and Adult Social Care.

Branch Secretary, Chris Street, signing the joint protocol with Heather Flinders and Senel Arkut, Divisional Directors for Children’s Services and Adult Social Care.

Protocol between LBWF and Trade Unions, click here to view the document

 

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London Metropolitan University Dispute......

As you may be aware more than 250 UNISON members working at London Metropolitan University have taken three separate days of strike action this summer after the university’s continuing financial issues left staff facing the threat of compulsory redundancy.  Continue reading

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British people stand up against war criminal, Netanyahu......

Netanyahu to visit Britain in September.  Click here to read more.

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The end of workers’ rights?......

The government just launched its latest salvo attacking our rights at work. Continue reading

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Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign public meeting......

Wednesday 16 September London, with Flor de Maria Avellan (street seller from Nicaraguan Self Employed Workers Union), Dr Francisco Domingo (Venezuela Solidarity Campaign), Helen Yuill (Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign), Dave Spooner (Global Labour Institute), welcome is a FREE glass of Nicaraguan rum! More from campaigns@nicaraguasc.org.uk<mailto:campaigns@nicaraguasc.org.uk> or 020 7561 4836

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Marx Memorial Library Open House day......

Sunday 20 September visit MML 

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London Labour Film Festival......

At the Arthouse Crouch End 24-26 September. Full details here http://londonlabourfilmfest.com/

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Joint Protocol regarding naming of Staff in Court Judgements......

UNISON and the Council have jointly agreed a  protocol which applies to any council staff who may, in the course of carrying out their duties, be named in court proceedings in the Family Courts. Continue reading

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