Camden UNISON is happy to announce that during discussions we have been taking part in with management on the new contract buyout, management have agreed for staff on the new (post-2012) contracts that 5 days annual leave can be carried into the following annual leave year at management discretion.Continue reading →
Camden UNISON is happy to be able to announce that we have negotiated a further significant improvement for members on the “new” (post-October 2012) contracts, so now members are entitled to dependency leave even if they have not exhausted their annual leave.Continue reading →
The Communities and Third Sector (CTS) team work in partnership with Camden’s voluntary sector – that is the borough’s charities and community groups. Some of these such as Age UK Camden are relatively large; others may have only one or two paid staff. The team runs funding programmes, helps organisations to develop, supports volunteering and also works with faith groups.Continue reading →
Sometimes workers who have become seriously ill or disabled are tempted to resign or retire, however you should not do this before talking to your Unison rep: as recent two cases in CSF show where members nearly missed out on tens of thousands of pounds of benefits, as John Shepherd explains.Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
Camden UNISON has won compensation payments of up to £8000 each for over 40 workers in sports development. The payments were for either zero hour contract workers, or permanent workers who did additional hours but did not receive corresponding holiday pay.Continue reading →
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