The Camden UNISON representative for the transport section has been unfairly suspended from work for 8 weeks. Continue reading
Justice for Grenfell – safe secure homes for all Emergency Meeting
Wed 12 July 6.30pm
Somers Town Community Centre
150 Ossulston St NW1 1EE
Grenfell Justice campaign
Matt Wrack, Fire Brigade Union
Kevin Courtney (teachers union)
Tenant reps from across London
Unison’s General Secretary, Dave Prentis, announced today that the union would be supporting the 1st July People’s Assembly Against Austerity demonstration against the government.
The general election result, which bucked the polls which suggested a Tory landslide, showed that there is in fact a significant level of support for Jeremy Corbyn and Labour’s anti-austerity policies. The loss of their overall majority means that the Conservatives do not have a mandate to rule for the next parliamentary term, and may have to make an unseemly agreement with the Northern Irish Protestant religiously-conservative DUP.
As a mark of respect for the victims of last night’s horrific atrocity in Manchester, Camden NUT and UNISON have called off the ‘Big School Assembly’ at Talacre Gardens, which had been organised as a protest against threatened cuts in school funding. In the meantime, Camden UNISON extends its gratitude to healthworkers and others in the emergency services – many of them UNISON members – who have had to respond in the aftermath of the bombing with compassion in caring for the injured and bereaved.
Your union has started to consult members across councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland about the pay claim to submit to the local authority employers for the next financial year. Here is how you can have your say. Continue reading