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Join us for a picnic – 30th July

Posted in Events, In the Community

Mesothelioma Action Day – Friday 1st July

UNISON will be collecting for this worthy cause on the Waltham Forest Town Hall Assembly Hall steps 8.30-10.15am.  Please show your support.

Posted in Events, Health & Safety

In the words of Paul Simon – Set Yourself Free

The problem is all inside your head she said to me The answer is easy if you take it logically I’d like to help you in your struggle to be free There must be fifty ways to become a governor

Posted in Schools/colleges/nurseries

People in Poverty Rises for the first time in 10 years

TORY claims to be working for the most disadvantaged in society were dealt another blow yesterday when the number of people living in relative poverty increased for the first time in a decade.  Click here to read more

Posted in In the Community

How to make EAL pupils feel safer post-EU referendum

“Bye bye, you’re going home”: playground ‘banter’. “Leave the EU/No more Polish vermin”: anonymous leaflets left outside a primary school. “Why are there only 10 white faces in this class? Why are you not educating the English?”: street harassment  reported by

Posted in Schools/colleges/nurseries

Tomlinson Presses Amnesty To Come Clean Over Cop-Out

Ricky Tomlinson door-stepped Amnesty International yesterday, demanding the rights charity fully come clean decades after it buckled under government pressure and turned its back on jailed trade unionists. Click here to read more.

Posted in Miscellaneous

Unions and employers publicly unite to back remain and warn of “terrible gamble”

The head of the TUC and the chief of Britain’s manufacturing employers’ organisation have joined together to warn that leaving the EU would be a “terrible gamble”. Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC, and Terry Scuoler, CEO of EEF,

Posted in International

Charged to take your boss to court: Employment tribunal fees ‘will deny workers justice’

Workers dismissed unfairly may have to pay £1,200 just to take boss to court.  Click here to read more.

Posted in Miscellaneous

“Hard Hats for Education” – Call for support to families of workers injured or killed in Qatar

The international media and institutions have highlighted the difficult working and living conditions of migration workers in the lead up to the preparations for the 2022 World Cup. Although accurate statistics of the number of migrant workers injured or killed

Posted in International, Schools/colleges/nurseries

Protect our children and teachers from asbestos exposure at school

Sign the petition here  

Posted in Health & Safety, Schools/colleges/nurseries

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