Details of the employers’ pay offer

The local government strike on 14th October has been suspended, pending consultation on a two-year pay offer from the employers. Continue reading

Important news from Camden Unison on the pay dispute and other issues

  • Strike is off, pay dispute not resolved
  • Mon 13th to Sat 18th October – other unions’ action against low pay
  • Homecare coming home?
  • An opportunity to see Pride
  • School keepers at Parliament Hill secure increase in unsocial hours allowance

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Camden Black Workers’ Group event at the Charlie Ratchford Centre – 24th October 2014

Camden Black Workers Group are hosting a social, educational and fun-filled event. See here for an list of what’s on.

You are all invited to come and celebrate Black History Month with the Camden Black Workers Group (CBWG). The event is taking place on Friday 24 October, from 2 to 8pm, at the Charlie Ratchford Centre, Belmont Street, NW1 8HF.

The day will include guest speakers and poets, as well as Caribbean food, music and dance. Continue reading

Local government strike on 14th October 2014 called off

Our strike on 14th October has been called off. Unison will be consulting members on the employers’ latest offer of a two-year deal. More information will be available later on, as the proposals are circulated.

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Monday 13th to Saturday 18th October – a week of action against low pay and the austerity agenda

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Monday 13th to Saturday 18th October – a week of trade union action against low pay Continue reading

Camden Black Workers’ Group General Meeting – 1st October 2014 at 3pm

The Camden Black Workers’ Group will be having its general meeting on 1st October at 3pm in the Council Chamber in the Town Hall. All BME staff are encouraged to attend.

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Unison health workers vote for industrial action

Following the poor pay deal offered to them, Unison members in the NHS have given a 68% vote for strike action and a 88% vote for industrial action short of strike action. Hopefully our fellow trade unionists in the NHS will be able to take industrial action together with us on 14th October – as we all face miniscule pay rises and we need to take a stand against this.

Camden UNISON prevents dismissal of around 60 school workers

SwissCamden UNISON has successfully persuaded management to suspend the threat of dismissal notices to dozens of workers at Swiss Cottage school which were due to be issued in August. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins annual leave backpay for another casual worker

catCamden UNISON has won a four-figure settlement for a casual  worker member in the integrated youth support service. Continue reading

NJC Pay Dispute: Enough is enough (and 1% isn’t!)

The Government boasts regularly that an economic recovery is in full swing.  Corporate profits are up along with bosses’ pay and share packages outpacing inflation several times over.  But workers generally and especially in local government are not seeing the fruits of this supposed recovery.  The majority of Camden Council workers have seen the real value of their pay fall by as much as 20% since 2009. Continue reading