Branch committee minutes 16 April 2018

Summary minutes of the last Camden Unison branch committee meeting.


  • Recruitment
  • Treasurers report – we have moved payroll providers from Camden Council to Alywyns to give the branch more control over our finances moving forward
  • Pensions – new Camden Unison pensions observers elected unanimously
  • Pay campaign – update on 2018-20 NJC pay award being agreed
  • Meeting with leader of the council – Unison plans to discuss private contracts, zero hours contracts, bringing services back in house, old contract buyout
  • Directorate report backs – developments in Corporate services, Supporting communities and Supporting people discussed
  • 5PS – update on 5PS stewards organisation and health and safety issues
  • Private sector reports – developments in Croma and NSL discussed
  • Self-organised groups – Camden gender and ethnicity pay gap report discussed. Meeting to be held with HR to discuss ways forwards
  • Health and safety – upcoming health and safety committee meeting discussed


  • Agreed to send up to 4 delegates to upcoming Hazards health and safety conference
  • Agreed to send up to 4 delegates to upcoming National Stress Conference
  • Agreed to publicise upcoming TUC march and rally on 12 May 2018
  • Agreed to support upcoming protest in favour of abortion rights and take the branch banner
  • Agreed to purchase publicity materials
  • Agreed several amendments to motions for national Unison conferences on pay, organising, anti-racism and Grenfell

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