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Cynical Government attack on safety representatives

Today is the beginning of heartunions week. It also sees the House of Lords start discussing the detail of the Trade Union Bill.  Click here to read more from Hugh Robertson.  

Posted in Events, Miscellaneous

Solidarity with the Junior Doctors

Wednesday 10 February 12 noon – 1 pm, Whipps Cross Hospital Main Entrance  Join with the junior doctors at Whipps Cross, striking against the imposition of contracts that are not fair for doctors and not safe for patients – and in defense of the NHS

Posted in Demonstrations/rallies

Dave Knight is Running the London Marathon

Our Retired Members’ Secretary Dave Knight is trying to raise money for Housing Justice and has set up a Just giving page, click here to support Dave. He is running the Virgin London Marathon this year for Housing Justice, because he is

Posted in Events, Miscellaneous

Polish Members Network Seminar

On Saturday 16th April 2016 at the UNISON Centre, London from 10am until 4pm

Posted in International

Roof collapses with scaffolding on Walthamstow street

Click here to read more.  Luckily no one was injured in in the incident.

Posted in In the Community

Waltham Forest Pensioners Convention Dignity Day

The Mayor, Cllr Saima Mahmud speaking at Dignity Day on Monday 1st February.  

Posted in Events, Retired Members

John McDonnell supporting Blacklist, Hillsborough, Shrewsbury, Orgreave campaigners fighting Carillion.

Blacklist Support Group join forces with Hillsborough, Shrewsbury Pickets and Orgreave campaigners to fight against Carillion at Anfield stadium.

Posted in Miscellaneous

South Korea trade unionists holed up in offices

Lee Youngjoo has not left her Seoul trade union offices for several weeks. If she does, she is afraid she will be arrested and put in prison like her colleague, Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) president, Han Sang-gyun.  Click

Posted in International

People’s Assembly Against Austerity national demonstration

Saturday 16 April, 1pm Gower Street, London.  Click here to read more.    

Posted in Demonstrations/rallies

Wages still less than in 2008

In the East of England £2,519 less In the South East £2,512 less In London £4,415 less In the UK as a whole £2,270 less From a TUC report using ONS ASHE statistics

Posted in In the Community, The Cuts

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