Monthly Archives: December 2017
There will be reduced coverage in the UNISON office over the Christmas period. If you need urgent help during this time you can contact UNISON Direct on 0800 0857 857.
The office will close at 2pm on Friday 22nd December and will be open on 28th and 29th December (closing at 2pm on Friday 29th).
Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday 2nd January, though the website won’t be updated until w/c 8th January.
Michael Gove has been accused of plotting to rob workers of their holidays and weaken their employment rights.
According to The Sunday Times, the environment secretary will use a crunch Cabinet meeting on Tuesday to demand Theresa May pull the UK out of the EU Working Time Directive – which restricts the working week to 48 hours.
Sky News has done a great piece on how deregulation of health and safety/fire safety, privatising/commercialising enforcement and allowing business- in this case the plastics industry and insulation businesses- to get involved with setting rules and regulations which lead to Grenfell:
Nurses are among those ending up with nowhere to live after being evicted by private-sector landlords, says watchdog. Click here to read more.
Opponents to scheme that will see town square built on vow ‘this is just the beginning’. Click here to read more.
HHSRS struggles to tackle excess cold. Click here to read more.
So, we haven’t tried. Instead here are 8 pretty important, awesome things we’ve done together. Roll on 2018. Click here to read more.
Get help staying warm this winter. Click here to read more.
Only 20 percent of the 502 homes proposed to be built at a huge new development in Walthamstow town centre will be designated as ‘affordable housing’. Click here to read more.