Monthly Archives: September 2015

UNISON H&S rep of the year......

We all expect our workplaces to be as safe and healthy as possible — this doesn’t happen by chance. It happens as a result of the hard work and dedication of our safety reps, unsung heroes in workplaces across the UK. Continue reading

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Walk with the PSC!......

PSC sponsored walk on Sunday 20 September from 10.30am.  Click here to read more

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National Pensioners Convention......

Parliamentary lobby on social care and pensions Wednesday 4 November 11.30 onwards, contact NPC 020 7383 0388


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For self-identified disabled women......

A workshop on disability and sexuality Saturday 19 September London 1-5pm, see Sisters of Frida.  Click here to read more.

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Less than a month to the 4 October TUC demonstration in Manchester......

TUC march and rally: No to Austerity, Yes to Workers’ Rights.  Join the Waltham Forest branch banner. We would love to see your photos from the day! Continue reading

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Striking workers at London’s National Gallery need your support today......

London’s National Gallery is one of the world’s greatest art museums.  It attracts over six million visitors a year, making it the second most popular attraction in the UK.

It is also the scene of a bitter industrial dispute, with staff on strike since February this year. Continue reading

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ShareAction’s Annual Lecture – 22nd September......

Workers’ Capital in the Twenty-First Century  will be delivered by Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation

Explain to me why I should come? Continue reading

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Celebrating Black History Month 10th October......

LeafletAn opportunity to celebrate Black History Month, through readings and story, food, dance and music. A fun event hosted by St Edmund’s Church, Chingford, with stalls and exhibitions all day from 12 noon, including free food. Programme of events, including music and performing arts, begin from 2 pm, and will be opened Continue reading

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Barnet Dispute......

Branches are asked to make financial donations and send messages of support to UNISON members currently locked in a bitter dispute with Barnet Council.

More than 200 members employed by the council have taken four days of strike action to date over the outsourcing of council services.    Continue reading

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Fight the TU Bill......

The trade union movement is facing the most vicious attack for decades in the form of the Trade Union bill which is currently going through parliament. Initially the Bill was to restrict strike action but more and more measures are being added. These include stopping the deduction of union subs from salaries, allowing agency workers to carry out the work of strikers, threatening pickets and protesters with ASBO’s and restricting our political funds making it more difficult to campaign on various issues.  Continue reading

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