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Camden UNISON members vote for strike action in defence of victimised steward

Camden UNISON members at the Holmes road depot have voted unanimously in favour of industrial action in defence of their shop steward, Will Jennings, who is being victimised and TUPE transferred to a private contractor. Consequently the indicative ballot will now be expanded to all Camden council UNISON members. Continue reading

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NSL pay dispute: victory for Camden traffic wardens

NSL members on strike earlier this month

Our members who work as civil enforcement officers (traffic wardens) for NSL are celebrating a victory following two periods of strike action in September. The action started with four days (2nd – 5th) followed by a further seven days (23rd – 29th). having taken a very hard line the company eventually made an improved offer just before a third period of strike action was due to start.
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Camden parking wardens stage 7 day strike in escalating dispute with NSL

NSL members on strike earlier this month

NSL members on strike earlier this month

Some 130 Camden UNISON members, employed by parking enforcement contractor NSL will launch a seven-day strike from Wednesday 23 September in an increasingly bitter dispute over pay and conditions with the industry’s biggest player. Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs), organised by UNISON, walked out for four days earlier this month after overwhelmingly rejecting the company’s slightly revised offer in late August. Continue reading

Picket and donate: support the NSL strike!

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

Our low-paid members on the NSL parking enforcement contract have been taking strike action for a decent pay increase from early September. Here is how you can support the workers.  Continue reading

NSL ballot result: Camden traffic wardens vote for strike action

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Traffic Wardens across Camden, employed on an outsourced contract with NSL, have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action with 88.7% saying ‘yes’ to strikes and 91.9% supporting action short of a strike in a ballot that closed on Friday 07 August.
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Fair pay for Camden NSL workers!

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

Homepage for the campaign for fair pay for outsourced traffic wardens at NSL in Camden. Continue reading

NSL: 3% of very little is not enough

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Camden NSL workers made over £24 million profit for Camden Council last year and contributed to NSL’s £18 million plus profits for the same period. John Mann, Branch Organiser, outlines why they are now embarking on balloting for strike action. Continue reading

Camden UNISON newsletter for Caterlink staff #04

Please see below for the latest news on the campaign for a living wage for Camden school meals workers, as a packed members’ meeting votes for an indicative ballot for industrial action. Also contains advice for members about Inset day and other backpay claims, and the full text of the motion passed by the meeting. Continue reading

1 million strike on J10 – next day of action set for 14th October

j10Camden UNISON has produced a special two-page mini issue about the July 10 strike of 1 million public sector workers which you can download and print below. Also, UNISON nationally has announced that the next day of strike action will be 14th October so please put it in your diary, talk to colleagues about it and encourage non-members to join! Continue reading

UNISON members vote for strike action over pay: strike set for 10 July

UNISON’s local government and school support workers have voted yes to strike action in a dispute over pay.  A national strike is now set for Thursday 10 July. The low paid, mainly women, workers have faced a 3 year pay freeze and have now only been offered a 1% pay rise. Continue reading