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).
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
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
The agreed 1% pay increase for Council workers on NJC terms and conditions will be paid, backdated to 1 April in the July pay run. For craft workers on JNC terms, the 1%, backdated to 1 April, will be in the June pay run. Continue reading
The Greener Jobs Alliance, a grouping made up of trade unions and environmental campaigners, is pressing for more investment in the environmental sector and more jobs in cleaner industries. There are free online courses you can try online to learn more about environmental issues and what we can do, as trade unionists and citizens, to tackle the scourge of climate change and environmental degredation.
Camden UNISON members at the Holmes road depot have voted unanimously in favour of industrial action in defence of their shop steward, Will Jennings, who is being victimised and TUPE transferred to a private contractor. Consequently the indicative ballot will now be expanded to all Camden council UNISON members. Continue reading
Check out our latest newsletter, with news and info about our national pay campaign, the forced academisation of schools, a living wage win for residential care workers, a compensation win for sports workers, our FE members on strike, our reps’ visit to the Calais “jungle” and much more. Continue reading
Following a campaign from Unison we successfully achieved an improved appraisal and performance related pay scheme. Here is our advice for members on the new scheme, and what to do if you are unhappy with your performance status. Continue reading
Members across local government branches in England, Wales and the union’s Northern Ireland region, who are covered by the National Joint Council pay framework, have voted overwhelmingly (64% to 35%) to reject the employers’ pay offer. Members in Camden rejected the offer by 82% to 18%. Continue reading
Latest issue of the Camden Unison newsletter with articles about our traffic warden members’ victory, the new appraisal scheme, agile working, the Unison election scandal, housing crisis, trade union bill, black workers and more. Continue reading