In 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’s advice for workers in schools, in the wake of OFSTED insisting that regulations for childminders around potential disqualification from working with children if someone else in your household has committed criminal offences.Continue reading →
We have had numerous queries from members about annual leave, the change in annual leave year for those new contracts, and carryover of annual leave. This post explains the entitlements for directly-employed workers. Continue reading →
We all need regular breaks at work. Unison reps in Camden regularly come into contact with people who have suffered work-related disability or ill-health, including people who are now permanently disabled with RSI because of the amount of typing they’ve done for work. There are also concerns to do with mental health and cardiovascular problems from working in an office setting. We can all help reduce the likelihood of developing similar problems by developing a culture where we all take regular breaks at work.
On 1st October 2011, the Agency Workers Regulations come into force. These measures have been introduced to implement the EU Agency Workers Directive, which trade unionists throughout Europe have been fighting for. Read on for full information. Continue reading →
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