UNISON advice on the new contracts for members on old contracts

contractIn light of the changes to the pay scheme on the “new” (post-2012) contracts, I was requested at the supporting people shop stewards committee to circulate revised advice on these contracts for members still on the “old” (pre-2012) contracts, because some members may want to consider switching. Continue reading

Camden Unison AGM – 9th March 2017 @ 3.30pm

Camden Unison AGM will be on Thursday, 9th March 2017 at 3.30pm in the Council Chamber in the Town Hall. We will have Diane Abbott MP as a guest speaker, as well as a speaker from Derby on the teaching assistants’ dispute there.

Please read the agenda here.

Why I celebrate International Women’s Day

121030_mr_26th-march_women2-745x4208 March is International Women’s Day. In this post Louise Trewavas gives her personal reasons for celebrating IWD. Continue reading

Camden Unison shows support for Unite “mixed fleet” crew members at BA

Camden Unison’s branch secretary (and our banner!) made an appearance at the picket line near Heathrow to show support for Unite members in BA’s “mixed fleet” crew who are taking industrial action.


My Performance: better but still discriminatory, unless you are a senior manager


Average bonus allocation per employee by salary level

Camden UNISON has completed a detailed analysis of the My Performance PRP scheme. Data on its first year was shared with us by management, and it shows that while in some areas it is a significant improvement on the new scheme, with bonuses it still discriminates against those earning under £40k per year, those from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds, part-time workers and those aged over 45. Continue reading


Don’t forget to come to our AGM this year – we will be discussing crucial issues which affect us all

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February is LGBT’s History Month – celebrate with this programme of events

… including a screening of Pride in 5PS


Unison LGBT training and organisation day – 24th February

Please find attached a flyer and sign-up form for a Greater London Unison LGBT training & organisation day on 24th February.

No to Trump’s discriminatory travel policy

We are glad to see that Camden Council has condemned US President Donald Trump’s ban on people from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering and re-entering the US.


We are categorically opposed to such a policy, which has disrupted the lives and plans of many ordinary people and sets a dangerous precedent for attacks on the rights of religious and racial minorities in a liberal democracy. We are disappointed at the Prime Minister’s supine stance on this issue and reluctance to speak out against the discriminatory policies that are now being foisted on people travelling to the US.

Please sign this petition in support of vulnerable people with mental health issues


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