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The Branch Meeting is to be held on Thursday 22nd September in the Waltham Forest Town Hall Council Chamber. The meeting will start at 12.30pm and finish at 1.30pm with registration from 12 noon onwards. Please note that members are entitled

Posted in Branch Meetings

John McDonnell at major employment rights conference, 16-17 Sept

John McDonnell is just one of many high profile speakers confirmed to speak at the ‘Blacklisting, Bullying & Blowing the Whistle’ conference at University of Greenwich on 16-17 September.

Posted in Events, Reps

World Teachers’ Day Event Wednesday 5 October 2016

The NUT and Amnesty International UK (AIUK) are concerned about the safety and wellbeing of refugees, students and teachers in the South East of Turkey  where since October 2015, serious violations of human and trade union rights have been taking place.

Posted in Events, International, Schools/colleges/nurseries

After Chavez, the Empire Strikes Back

After Chavez, the Empire Strikes Back- Building Solidarity Against U.S Intervention & Anti-democratic Destabilisation in Latin America  VSC Annual General Meeting 2016, 10.00am Saturday October 15, at the Discus Room, Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8TN (Nearest Tube:

Posted in International

Retired Members’ Meeting

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 6th September at 1pm at Ye Olde Rose and Crown in Hoe Street, Walthamstow.

Posted in Retired Members

Workplace 2020 – Labour survey on what the world of work should look like in 2020

Labour is asking you what the world of work should look like in 2020 because the Tories are letting down working people. Too many of us face low pay and job insecurity. We want to hear about your experiences at

Posted in In the Community

Save our libraries campaign – join the demo outside the Town Hall at 7pm tonight

Call on Waltham Forest Council to halt their plans to sell off Hale End, Wood Street and Higham Hill Library.  The Council plans to relocate the libraries to smaller premises.  Plans are to build housing on the Hale End Library site in

Posted in Demonstrations/rallies

Action for Rail campaign

Day of action Tuesday 16 August – when the July inflation figure is announced setting the regulated fare increase for 2017

Posted in Demonstrations/rallies

SERTUC Women’s Walking Tour – The Beautification of Bermondsey – Ada Salter

Attached is a flyer for this year’s women’s walking tour with Go London Tours on Thursday 25th August 2016 starting promptly at 1700hrs. Places are limited and cost £5 per person – first come, first served basis.

Posted in Events, In the Community

Barts Health Trust placed in financial special measures

Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone is run by Barts Health Trust.  Click here to read more.  

Posted in In the Community



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