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London Met and Organising Academy Fight Back

05 May 2009, By

Working with UCU a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of getting back to my roots and doing a bit of leafleting and postering at London Met University to support the work the region and branch are doing defending against huge redundancies  Whilst I was there doing “observations” as part of the course…

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Union Recognition and the Central Arbitration Committee

17 Mar 2009, By

Are you considering applying for union recognition with a new employer? Are you interested in finding out how to use the statutory process to build union capacity? Have you had to withdraw a previous application? Then we have a course for you running on the 1 and 2 April 2009 in London Despite the obvious…

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The Missing Millions

07 Dec 2008, By

One of the (many, many) privileges I have in this job is getting to spend time with full time officers and staff who operate at the front line supporting union members, activists and leaders in their efforts organising workers to negotiate fairer pay, terms and conditions with employers. I spent most of last week in…

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Words from a taxi driver….

05 Nov 2008, By

In amongst all of the “Obamania”, I heard a very simple but powerful analysis of one of the most historic fights ever.  Travelling home tonight after spending time in Boston, Mass. where I had the opportunity to listen to and work with leaders and activists from across the American Trade Union movement (led by our very own Carl Roper and the brilliant Elaine Bernard…

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Welcome Organising Academy Class of 2009

25 Sep 2008, By

With the Year 10 graduation well and truly celebrated last Tuesday, it was time to welcome in the Year 11 Academy Organisers Back Row left to right:  Neil Singh (CWU)  Richard Edwards (PCS)  Sam Harrison (NASUWT)  Robert Goddard (Wales TUC)  Pavel Krajca (CWU) Middle Row left to right:  Joanna Sinclair (EIS)  Sarah Connolly (CWU)  Kath…

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Organising Academy Training

15 Apr 2008, By

As part of the development of the training programme, we are piloting two new courses during week commencing 12th May. The course outlines will be available on the TUC website from Friday of this week. To register your interest for either Organising Negotiations or CAC Procedures, can you please complete and return the form…

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