Daily Archives: 15/03/2017

AGM 9th March 2017......

We had speakers from Waltham Forest Trades Council, Save Our NHS and UNISON national. Click here to view more photos.

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Zero-hours contracts allow bosses to treat workers like “disposable labour”, says TUC......

– Growth in zero-hours working is costing the exchequer almost £2bn a year

– Zero-hours workers earn a third less an hour than average workers

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Take Action: The Chair of PSC deported from Israel......

Last week, the Knesset passed a law to ban entry to foreigners who advocate the non-violent boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.

On Sunday night, the first victim of this new law was PSC chair Hugh Lanning, who was detained overnight and deported from Israel on Monday morning. PSC believe that he is now permanently barred from the country. In the past Hugh has been able to travel many times to visit Israel and Occupied Palestine. Continue reading

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Christian Kitchen charity that feeds 50 homeless every night risks closing after Branches Hostel in Walthamstow throws them out......

A CHARITY that provides hot meals for people sleeping rough may be forced to close after a homeless hostel told them they can no longer cook on their premises.  Click here to read more.

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International Workers’ Memorial Day 28th April......

UNISON Waltham Forest Local Government branch and the local Trades Council are to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April 2017 at 1:00pm–2:00pm Continue reading

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