Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Settled Status scheme deadline – 30 June 2021......

Changes in the law mean that EU citizens (this includes EEA and Swiss citizens) living and working in the UK need to make sure they have applied for Settled Status before 30 June 2021. Millions have already applied and secured their status, however UNISON is concerned that some may still miss the deadline.

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Shrewsbury 24: Court of Appeal clears picketers’ convictions......

The Court of Appeal has overturned the convictions of 14 men sentenced for their involvement in pickets in 1972.  Click here to read more.

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Errol Graham death: Nottingham man starved after benefits stopped......

Relatives of a man who starved to death after his benefits were stopped have said the system is “not fit for purpose”.  Click here to read more.

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Council loses legal battle and forced to stop printing ‘illegal’ newsletter......

The council has lost its legal battle and has been forced to stop publishing its illegal newsletter.  Click here to read more.

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NPC – Save the TV Licence Campaign – Next Step......

As a result of recent campaigning, a petition (https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/234627) calling on the Government to continue to fund the TV licence for the over 75s has secure more than 100,00 signatures.  This means it will now be debated in the House of Commons on Monday 15 July 2019.

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Time to nominate your health hero......

UNISON-sponsored awards for health and care support workers are being held for the fourth time.  Click here to read more.

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Campaigners fighting tower block plans lobbying the council last week......

photo courtesy of Len Weiss

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Privatisation......

UNISON believes public services should be run for people, not for profit.  Click here to read more.

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EHRC dispute strike days all this week until 26 May......

Show support for a long running dispute for PCS who are campaigning to reinstate sacked members.  

Show solidarity for those on strike this week at the EHRC, Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8JX. The picket line will be there each day from 8.00 am.  Click here to read more.

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Save Tower Hamlets Day Care Nurseries Campaign......

Campaign Planning Meeting Thursday 4 May, 6pm at Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, E2 6HG.  Click here to read more.

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