Camden UNISON newsletter for Caterlink staff #04

Please see below for the latest news on the campaign for a living wage for Camden school meals workers, as a packed members’ meeting votes for an indicative ballot for industrial action. Also contains advice for members about Inset day and other backpay claims, and the full text of the motion passed by the meeting.

Text of motion put to Caterlink members’ meeting 9 February 2015

In support of our campaign for the London living wage of £8.80 per hour for workers on the Camden Caterlink contract this meeting agrees to:

  • step up our recruitment campaign to try to double our membership on the Caterlink contract
  • have one Caterlink worker volunteer to act as a contact in every school to pass information from the union to their colleagues
  • step up our efforts to get school support staff, teachers, parents, residents, family and friends to sign the petition in support of the London living wage
  • hold a demonstration outside the last full council meeting before the general election, at 6 PM at the town hall Judd Street entrance on Monday 2 March
  • hold an indicative ballot for industrial action in support of our pay claim
  • recommend and campaign for members vote Yes to action in the indicative ballot

Passed unanimously

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