Monthly Archives: February 2020

AGM Reminder

Published on February 28, 2020 at 2:21 pm

It’s nearly Annual General Meeting time………..

Come along to one of our AGM meetings on 6th or 11th March and you could be in with a chance of winning a ‘2 night blissful breaks gift experience’

6th March 2020 – The Bureau, Penny St, Blackburn from 5.30pm, potato/cheese pie supper, mini quiz following a live band ‘The Majesticks’ – not to be missed!

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Chair’s Blog – February 2020

Published on February 10, 2020 at 11:21 am

This week our branch will mark Heartunions week. It is a week organised by the TUC to celebrate the trade union movement.

Unions are, and have always been, a force for good. The unfair media portrayal of them often does not chime with reality of the work they do day in and day to improve the lot of their members.

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HeartUnions Week – 10th to 16th February 2020

Published on February 10, 2020 at 11:19 am

It’s back!  HeartUnions Week 2020

Up and down the UK workers will be celebrating being part of a union and the work they do to make our workplaces and communities fairer.

This year, the campaign theme for HeartUnions is standing against sexual harassment at work.

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It’s Time To Talk Day – let’s talk about Mental Health

Published on February 6, 2020 at 10:42 am

Around 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year yet the shame and silence can be as bad as the mental health problem itself. Many people often feel isolated, vulnerable and very much misunderstood!

Time to Talk Day encourages everyone to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to change lives.

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Local Government Pay Offer rejected

Published on February 6, 2020 at 9:29 am

For council and school workers

5 February 2020 Issue Number 01

Initial local government pay offer rejected – talks continue

The National Joint Council (NJC) Executive met today, for the employers to respond to the trade unions’ local government pay claim for 2020.

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