“COVID Transmission and Killer Workplaces”......

Major new film from Reel News and the Hazards Campaign

As the UK enters a second national lockdown, a major new film from Reel News with the Hazards Campaign is released today. It explains what is being ignored – that the main source of COVID transmission is via workplaces, through airborne transmission. It also shows what we can do about it, with inspiring stories of workplace organisation and collective action …  Click here to read more.

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NHS merger could allow private companies a say on spending......

Private companies will be able to have a say in how NHS money is spent across north east London after a huge merger planned for next year.  Click here to read more.

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Half of Walthamstow children live in poverty, researchers say......

Around half of Walthamstow families live on less than £18,000 a year, according to research by Loughborough University.  Click here to read more.

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Stars in our schools November 2020......

Stars in Our Schools is an annual celebration of school support staff. This year’s event takes place on Friday 27 November 2020 – but we encourage schools to join in whenever suits them! Continue reading

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Free school meals for children & young people......

UNISON Centre has put together this page that shows where children and young people who are entitled to a free school meal can go to get fed this week. Just put in your postcode.

https://helpoutwhenschoolsout.co.uk

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The US & Latin America today: Rafael Correa & Jeremy Corbyn In Conversation......

The US, Latin America, neo-liberalism & alternatives today – Rafael Correa & Jeremy Corbyn in conversation 2 days after the US Election.  Click here to read more.
 
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Claps don’t pay the bills, £10 minimum wage now......

In March this year Chancellor Rishi Sunak promised to end low pay, but now there’s rumours that he will freeze the minimum wage. Working people are the backbone of our society and many have put their lives at risk during the pandemic. They deserve a proper pay rise and a real living wage of at least £10 an hour.  Click here to read more and add your name to show your support.

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Free Advice Webinars – Redundancy: Know your rights......

The above webinars are being held by the TUC.  

Please click on the link here to find out more and register 

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The ballot to elect UNISON’s general secretary......

UNISON is in the process of electing a successor to Dave Prentis who retires as the union’s general secretary on 31 December 2020.  Click here to read more.

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Reverse the cuts to union learning......

The government’s plans to cut the Union Learning Fund means hundreds of thousands of workers will miss out on skills and training.

Sign the petition calling on the government to reverse cuts to union learning and ensure working people can access education and skills training.

Why is this important?  Click here to read more.

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