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The Great Get Together - In memory of Jo Cox

In: Equalities, Sector News, Stories

The Great Get Together is a campaign of the Jo Cox Foundation in memory of Jo, who was killed on 16 June last year. Jo’s family believe there is a groundswell of people who reject divisive politics and simply want to bring communities together and celebrate all that unites us. The Great Get Together is our chance to do just that. Read More »

Thirteen Group concede and agreement is reached

In: Campaigning, Housing, Pay, Sector News

In the period leading up to Christmas 2015 Vela and Fabrick Housing groups were in the process of merging to become Thirteen Group and negotiations were taking place regarding group wide terms and conditions plus an annual pay rise. Included in the negotiations from the trade union side were Unite who were the largest union, Unison, UCATT & GMB.  Read More »

Low paid workers offered counselling

In: Health and Safety, Housing, Pay

Mental health issues affect around two thirds of the population, with many suffering in silence. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year's theme is ‘surviving to thriving’. This gives us the chance to highlight how issues around pay and conditions and workplace stress can affect our daily lives.  Read More »

A vote is more than a cross on a piece of paper

In: Labour Movement, Sector News

There are lots of elections being held tomorrow across 27 English County Councils, 7 other English authorities, in all Welsh and Scottish Councils as well as elections for Mayors of 6 Combined Authorities. Some people don't think they need to vote in local elections, but all opportunities to have your voice heard are really important!  Read More »

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