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Congratulations to Gary & Barbara

Posted: 7th June 2021

The results of the General Secretary and Treasurer election were posted last week. Our branch adds its congratulations to the others received by Gary Smith, the winner, and our commiserations to Rehana Azam and Giovanna Holt. Barbara Plant was also re-elected as President of the Union at Congress yesterday. Congratulations also to Barbara.

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Because they asked

Posted: 17th May 2021

I occasionally have to represent people fired after a 3rd party client complaint. This is highly suspect and is likely to be an unfair dismissal. There is quite a lot of case law. Of course, legal enforcement of employment rights is retrospective and only available to those with two years employment longevity, but during the…

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More on the General Secretary Election, vote now

Posted: 14th May 2021

The Branch Secretary has been written to about the General Secretary and Treasurer election. This is conducted, exclusively by postal ballot and the ballot papers should have arrived by now. The message from our regional office is mostly posted below. It has been amended to conform with the rules restrictions on campaigning and canvassing.

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Lockdown again!

Posted: 6th January 2021

Two nights ago the Prime Minister announced a new lockdown in England. Top line being that people should stay at home and only leave their homes for work if the work cannot be done at home and is essential. The rest of this article talks about what employers must do and who to report them…

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We are here for you

Posted: 2nd December 2020

Times are tough right now. Covid has hit working people hard. Unemployment is rising fast. Work is hard to come by. Far too many people are struggling to make ends meet.

We know many of you may be worried about what the future holds. That’s why we wanted to reach out: to let you know…

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