Consultation meetings on the pay offer

Camden Unison will be having meetings to consult with members about the pay offer that the employers have put forward. The meetings will be at:

  • 5PS: Thurs 6th November from 12:00-2:00.  The room is 10.12 Kingsgate
  • Crowndale Centre: Wed 5th November 12.30 – 1.30.  The room is TDC Rm 4

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

Camden Unison self-organised groups write to the CNJ to oppose cuts in HIV services

Camden Unison’s self-organised groups of LGBT and BME members have written to the Camden New Journal to highlight our concerns about the impact of cuts in sexual health services, which could result in an increase in HIV infections. As the old proverb goes – prevention is better than cure – and the application of the austerity agenda is losing sight of this.

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

leaflet for strike on 14 october 2014

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