CBWG General Meeting – 26th January 2017 @ 3pm in 5PS

The Camden Black Workers’ Group (CBWG) will be having a general meeting on Thursday, 26th January 2017 @ 3pm and the focus will be on women of colour.

General Meeting

Communities and Third Sector Restructure – consultation cushions the blow thanks to UNISON!

The Communities and Third Sector (CTS) team work in partnership with Camden’s voluntary sector – that is the borough’s charities and community groups. Some of these such as Age UK Camden are relatively large; others may have only one or two paid staff. The team runs funding programmes, helps organisations to develop, supports volunteering and also works with faith groups. Continue reading

Camden Unison representation survey feedback

feedbackNearly 150 members recently completed a survey giving their views on the support Camden Unison has provided them. In summary the feedback was generally very positive, but there is learning for us as a branch, and it does also highlight the need for us to have more members step forward to become reps and be more involved in the union. More detail below Continue reading

Keep our NHS Public lobby – 14th December @ 6.30pm

 

Camden Keep Our NHS Public has callled a lobby at 6.30pm on WEDNESDAY 14 DECEMBER in support of our deputation to the Camden Council Cabinet Committee at 7pm. Meet outside the Town Hall in Judd Street at 6.30pm and tell Camden Council: say no to STP attack on our NHS
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Unison guidance for EU and EEA nationals

Following on from the EU referendum result, Unison has produced a guide in collaboration with the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) for EU/EEA citizens in the UK.

Unison Croyde Bay holiday resort

Unison has a holiday resort, Croyde Bay, which members can book for relatively inexpensive holidays. See here for more details.

 

 

Two year JNC pay deal agreed

A two-year pay deal for youth and community workers on JNC pay and conditions has been reached by the unions and employers, worth a 1% increase from 1 September 2016 and a further 1% from 1 September 2017. Continue reading

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Cleaners at AMEY to have their hours cut

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Unison and the Labour leadership contest

Please see this link to FAQs on the Unison national website for the eligibility of Unison members to vote in the Labour leadership contest and the approach the union will be taking to the contest. If members pay into the Affiliated Political Fund (Labour Link) they will be able to cast a vote if they register as affiliated supporters by 8th August (details of how to do so on the website).

Camden Unison LGBT group meetings

THE NEXT UNISON LGBT WORKERS GROUP MEETING WILL BE ON:

 [PLEASE NOTE WE ARE TAKING A SUMMER HIATUS. MONTHLY MEETING WILL CONTINUE IN SEPTEMBER]

 DATE:  TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2016

TIME:     5.00-5.45PM

VENUE: 11.13,5PS 

 If you have anything you want to discuss at the meeting or questions about the group please email LGBT@Camden.gov.uk (any emails to this account are only seen by the co-facilitators: Dalia Fleming, Emma Adjei, Shaun Murrant and Victoria Manning). 

 FUTURE MEETINGS (the pattern is they alternate between the last Tuesday or Wednesday of the month) :

·         TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2016

·         WEDNESDAY 26 OCTOBER 2016

·         TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2016

·         WEDNESDAY 28 DECEMBER 2016 (possibility it will be cancelled due to number of people on leave around bank holidays)

·         TUESDAY 31 JANUARY 2017

·         WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2017