Staff at Lambeth Council are overworked and too stressed, survey finds Continue reading
This Branch Committee reaffirms our branch policy, in line with national UNISON policy and the views of 79% of the people of Lambeth voting in the recent referendum, that the United Kingdom (UK) should remain within the European Union (EU). Continue reading
Statement on the recent events in the Labour Party Continue reading
With so many staff leaving the Council it is clear that a tremendous strain is being put on some teams and individuals. Lambeth UNISON has had reports from many of our members with examples of being made to work through their lunch breaks, work unpaid over time, and carry out tasks that are not in their pay grade. Continue reading
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Lambeth UNISON and Unite Community branch organised an action outside Olive Morris House on 4 July to call for migrant rights and for our communities in Lambeth to stand together.
Lambeth has one of the largest Portuguese communities outside Portugal, and a large Polish community, alongside many other nationalities of people effected by the vote to leave the EU. An organiser from a Polish community organisation came along to thank us for the action and plans are afoot for more events in the near future. Please get in touch to help.
Unity and solidarity in the months and days ahead will be essential.
Organisers also wanted to send a message of support to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a man of principle who is standing up for the rest of us and needs our support.
Photos are online at Brixton Buzz http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2016/07/in-photos-brixton-workers-stage-solidarity-with-migrants-rally-mon-4th-july/
We helped score a major victory over pay at the Local Government Conference in June, reports Jon Rogers Continue reading