Tag Archives: casual work

Camden UNISON helps get contracts and pay increases for casual workers

TalacreFor some years Camden UNISON has been raising the plight of Camden’s casual workers, essentially on zero hour contracts. Over the last year we have been working with HR who have been moving many of these workers on to permanent contracts, and we have negotiated pay increases for long serving casuals in the sports service. Continue reading

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Camden signs up for ethical care – letter to CNJ

On November 19 Camden became just the third local authority in London, alongside Islington and Southwark, and the ninth nationally to sign up to Unison’s Ethical Care Charter. See here a letter from branch secretary George Binette originally published in the Camden New Journal here. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins annual leave backpay for another casual worker

catCamden UNISON has won a four-figure settlement for a casual  worker member in the integrated youth support service. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins six-figure compensation for play workers

Camden Unison, parents and children demonstrate against closure of the play service

Camden Unison, parents and children demonstrate against closure of the play service

Camden UNISON has secured a payout of around £106,000 for 74 former play service workers following a claim for compensation for unpaid annual leave, and is now looking into other hourly-paid casual staff. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins holiday backpay for casual worker

Camden UNISON has won back a four-figure sum of paid annual leave for a casual worker member in the integrated youth support service. Continue reading

TUPE victory at Talacre sports centre

Talacre

Camden UNISON achieves significant concessions for casual workers who were facing the sack with the privatisation of the Talacre sports centre. Continue reading