Tag Archives: Unison

*Croeso i Corbyn

* Welsh for Welcome to I had the pleasure, along with two work colleagues, of attending the Jeremy Corbyn rally at Holland House Hotel, Newport Road Cardiff yesterday evening. I met up with my colleauges outside the hotel and I have … Continue reading

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why we must kill trade union bill

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services union There has never been a more important time to mobilise, was the consensus of a public meeting organised to call for trade union unity against Tory attacks on their civil liberties. The Tory … Continue reading

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Looks like it’s going to be a summer of strikes

Reposted from the Guardian I’m not a big lover of strikes, but when you are dealing with a bone headed government like the one we’ve got at the moment, who refuse to listen to concerns and discuss issues, then it … Continue reading

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Campaign launched against employer which refuses to pay careworkers minimum wage

Reposted from False Economy Low paid staff have very bad working conditions here – zero hours contracts, no travel time paid – while boss has luxury boats and cars: UNISON has launched a campaign against Hampshire and Dorset-based ‘Scrooge employer’ Apex … Continue reading

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Plans to raise the retirement age to 70 is “a betrayal of future generations”

Plans to raise the retirement age to 70 were lambasted as “a betrayal of future generations” yesterday. The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) said Chancellor George Osborne’s decision is based on inaccurate assumptions about life expectancy which, contrary to Tory claims, … Continue reading

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