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Nominations are open for the social worker of the year awards

UNISON is sponsoring the student social worker category in the social worker of the year awards.

Posted in Miscellaneous

PSC: remembering Gaza’s dead one year on

Gaza vigil – Friday 10th July, 2015, Time: 5.30pm to 7.30pm –  Richmond Terrace (opposite Downing Street), Whitehall, London.  Click here to read more.

Posted in International

People’s Assembly London Wide Meeting Thursday 2nd July

An invitation to all Londoners that support the People’s Assembly – whether you volunteered, stewarded, made placards, or even just went on the recent march – to

Posted in In the Community, Reps

George Monoux strikers – Thursday 2 July

NUT members at Monoux College in Chingford Road, Walthamstow, are taking industrial action following the sacking of two teachers, who are NUT representatives. The strikers really welcome support and it would be great if people could join the UNISON branch banner and visit

Posted in In the Community

Pride in London 2015

Two of our Branch Officers at the Pride march on Saturday

Posted in In the Community, LGBT Members

50k legal bill for council’s prosecution over asbestos failings

Latest on asbestos was found in the basement of the Town Hall in 2012.  Click here to read the full story in the local press

Posted in Health & Safety

Control of council housing in Waltham Forest will return to Town Hall control

The cabinet yesterday agreed to end its arrangement with Ascham Homes.  Click here to read the full story in the local press.

Posted in In the Community

UNISON Branch Officers donate £240 to local and international welfare charities.

Julia Poynter, Families Convenor;  Chris Street, UNISON Branch Secretary  and Bill Palmer, Joint Union Convenor for Health and Safety donate £240 on behalf of UNISON, GMB and UNITE the Union to local and international welfare charities.

Posted in Miscellaneous

PSC Trade Union Conference: Palestine – Next Challenges for UK Trade Unions – postponed

Due to held on 4 July it has been postponed.  More from http://www.palestinecampaign.org/events/palestine-trade-union-conference/

Posted in International

Defend Council Housing

Public meeting with Fatima Ismael 2pm Saturday 27 June London, more info http://nicaraguasc.org.uk/news/article/136/Climate-change,-Fairtrade,-women-producers

Posted in International