Monthly Archives: September 2019
1 in 5 (20%) workers are skipping meals to make ends meet, according to new TUC/GQR polling published recently. Click here to read more.
Ban zero hours contracts......
Every worker deserves job security. Click here to find out more and sign the petition.
A very large crowd gathered at Waltham Forest Town Hall on Friday morning and marched shouting slogans to the town square at the top of the market – all to the rhythm of a samba band. Many then carried on to the main event in Westminster.
pic copyright Mick Holder
Dave Knight’s funeral......
The big chapel wasn’t large enough to hold all those who turned up, with a good number having to stand and listen to the service broadcast outside on speakers. It was a humanist service with dedications from Leyton Orient supporters, Unison Waltham Forest, the East London Runners and his life partner Anne. Continue reading
Strike for our future......
Student activist Ummi Hoque from Walthamstow urges people to get involved in this month’s climate strike. Click here to read more.
Labour conference is set to be dominated by the campaign pushing for the party to adopt a ‘Green New Deal’, as almost 130 local parties have sent the policy motion for debate at the meeting starting this weekend. Click here to read more.
‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says. Click here to read more.
Unison Waltham Forest stands in solidarity with the global climate strikers on the 20th of September 2019. Millions will walk out of workplaces, schools and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Continue reading