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Picnic 30th July!

Posted in Events, In the Community

UNISON Branch Administrator meets Denis Goldberg

Denis Goldberg was guest speaker at ‘A Night for the Children of the Rainbow Nation’ held in the banqueting hall in Glasgow City Chambers on Thursday 21st July, a fundraising charity dinner to raise money for Community H.E.A.R.T. (Community Health

Posted in Events, International

Stop your school becoming an academy

The Anti Academies Alliance is a campaign composed of unions, parents, pupils, teachers, councillors and MPs.

Posted in Schools/colleges/nurseries


Posted in Uncategorized

LGPS Parliamentary Petition

You do not have to be an LGPS member, or even work in local government, in order to sign the petition.  The petition is open to any member of the public.  It takes just 30 seconds to sign.  What’s the

Posted in Pensions (Local Government)

Early Day Motion – Statutory maximum working temperature

This House notes that workers in the UK lack adequate legal safeguards from working in uncomfortably high temperatures.  Click here to read more

Posted in Health & Safety

Generation rent will pay £44,000 more than parents

YOUNG people will have paid £44,000 more in rent by the time they hit 30 compared to their parents, according to new research which lays bare the cost of the Tory housing crisis.  Click here to read more

Posted in In the Community

Blacklist Support Group hosts major 2 day employment rights conference at University of Greenwich

Blacklisting, Bullying, Whistleblowing & Police Surveillance conference, Fri 16 – Sat 17th September 2016, Stephen Lawrence Building, University of Greenwich   Blacklist Support Group (BSG) and the Work & Employment Research Unit (WERU) are co-hosting a major 2 day employment rights conference at the University

Posted in Reps

BBC admits ‘significant inaccuracies’ in coverage of Syria peace vigil in Walthamstow

The BBC has admitted there were “significant inaccuracies” in its coverage of a Walthamstow protest against British airstrikes in Syria last year.  Click here to read more

Posted in Miscellaneous

Climate change department closed by Theresa May in ‘plain stupid’ and ‘deeply worrying’ move

Campaigners called for ‘urgent reassurance from the new government’ that the fight against climate change and pollution will not be ‘abandoned’.  Click here to read more

Posted in Health & Safety



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