Monthly Archives: March 2016
Junior doctors at Whipps Cross will be striking for 48 hours from 8 am on April 6, and need your support. In particular on Wednesday on the picket line and March or at the “Meet the Doctors” event at Walthamstow Central at 2 pm. Continue reading
This year’s event is taking place at Waltham Forest Assembly Hall in the Town Hall grounds between 1-2pm. It is more important than ever with the continuing attacks by the Tory government on Trade Unions and with this authority following suit and cutting facility time for recognised trade union posts.
Everyone is welcome to attend the ceremony as ill-health, accidents and deaths at work are not discriminatory . They can happen to anyone!
Waltham Forest Trades Council are organising ‘Walk the Walk’ for Butterfields, Saturday April 2nd at 1pm, Turtlebay (top of market near Walthamstow tube)
Pavement Walk via Hoe St to the Bakers Arms and up Leabridge Road to Butterfields, ending with a short rally Continue reading
Monday April 18 at 6.30pm, at Unite, 128 Theobalds Road, WC1X 8TN. (Nearest tube: Holborn.)
With: An eyewitness account from Paul Dobson, Venezuela-based journalist,
Plus H.E. Rocio Maneiro, Venezuelan Ambassador,
And H.E. Carlos Abad, Ecuadorian Ambassador. Continue reading
Would you add your name to the solidarity statement with democracy in Brazil, where worrying developments have taken place around a right-wing campaign to remove the country’s elected President in recent months? Continue reading
The Waltham Forest branches of UNISON, Unite and GMB are accusing Waltham Forest Council of failing to provide proper health and safety protection for Council workers and those working on Council contracts. Continue reading
The Regional Welfare Committee will be holding a Seminar on Friday 15th April as part of their AGM and would like to extend the invitation to this meeting to UNISON members. Continue reading
The Regional Europe & International Committee has agreed to promote a debate on the forthcoming EU referendum, and has organised a meeting, open to all UNISON members, before UNISON’s internal consultation process closes on 5th April. Continue reading
Butterfields: Chairman of charity which sold social housing to developers thrown out of Parliament by angry MP......
Click here to read the story in the local Guardian
The government was defeated in three votes on the Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords last week. Click here to read more.
Here is a link to the Lords debate