Camden UNISON representative unfairly suspended

trading-suspendedThe Camden UNISON representative for the transport section has been unfairly suspended from work for 8 weeks. Continue reading

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The Camden Trades Council is organising to fight to end the public sector pay cap – this is your chance to join in!

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You are invited to the Camden Black Workers Group AGM on 20 September.

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Meeting on 12th July @ 6.30pm: Justice for Grenfell and Safe Secure Homes for All

Justice for Grenfell – safe secure homes for all Emergency Meeting

Wed 12 July 6.30pm 

Somers Town Community Centre

150 Ossulston St NW1 1EE 

With

Grenfell Justice campaign
Matt Wrack, Fire Brigade Union
Kevin Courtney (teachers union)
Tenant reps from across London

Leaflet: http://www.axethehousingact.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/DCH_grenfell_mtg_12july2017_A5_2pp_web.pdf

National Unison message to Camden members

This is a message to members from Unison nationally to members in Camden on the Chalcot Estate evacuation.

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1st July demonstration

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.

Social workers oppose new accreditation system

As you may know, the Government is in the process of rolling out a new National Assessment and Accreditation System (NAAS) for all children and family social workers who carry out a statutory function. More than 90% of social workers oppose it, and we are holding a meeting at 1 PM on Wednesday 14 June for social workers to meet and discuss it. Continue reading

Cancellation of 23rd May rally against school funding cuts

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.

 

Rally against school funding cuts – 23rd May at 5pm in Talacre Gardens

There will be a rally called by the NUT on 23rd May in Talacre Gardens against the cuts the Conservative government’s new funding formula will mean for schools. 

Have a say on YOUR pay claim for 2018-19

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