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Papers for the meeting on 3 October..
Assemble 1pm outside the Laing Art Gallery (Blue Carpet)
The aim of the protest is to send out a clear and simple message: the EDL is not wanted in Newcastle, the north east or anywhere else. We must all stand together in unity in the face of Islamphobia, anti-Semitism and all forms of racism and fascism.
‘Wry, poignant and political songs that are as intelligent as they are entertaining’
Film director Ken Loach has contacted North East People's Assembly because he is looking for people to attend a special preview showing of his acclaimed new film 'I, Daniel Blake' which will be followed by a Q & A around the issues of austerity & welfare benefits raised by the film.
MPs to examine boardroom pay
Dress codes need a redesign for today
Care firms targeted over illegal wages
Workplace inspections on missing list
Shortfall in out-of-school services
Winners in September.
In July, growth in average weekly earnings was down to 2.2% from the previous month’s revised
The fall in the number of unemployed women more than compensated for the rise in the men’s total, Office for National Statistics figures show.
The retail inflation rate fell in August, while the consumer measure was steady, Office for National Statistics figures show.
The government should raise taxes on the wealthy to finance a £15 billion annual investment in affordable housing, free childcare and enhanced social security benefits to eradicate poverty in the UK, campaigners say in a report, We can solve poverty.
Don't make ordinary workers pay for Brexit, TUC urges government
Political battle lines drawn north and south of the River Tyne over devolution
Theresa May’s incompetence is creating an opposition within her own party
Jeremy Corbyn, Boris Johnson and George Osborne among MPs hit by boundary shakeup
North East to lose four MPs in constituency shake-up plans
'Thanks, but no thanks': How devolution for the North East was ended in 155 words
UNISON consults on an additional pay claim for 2017/18 while the NJC agrees terms of reference for a review of the Pay Spine.
The course brochure for TUC Education courses in the Northern Region is now available to download.
Manufacturing output weakens in July
Tory contempt for health and safety
Forced retirement for one in eight
Decline in UK mergers and takeovers
Papers fopr the meeting on 13 September.
Regional meeting on Thursday 8 September.
UNISON Northern Women’s and International Committees are holding a joint event to raise funds for the Women’s Sugarcane Cutters Committee in the Valle del Cauca department of Colombia. World Headquarters, 7 October.
Learning lessons from EU referendum debate
Youth unemployment still stubbornly high
Action plan to help new and expectant mothers
GMB files claims against Addison Lee
BECTU to merge with Prospect in 2017
Economy grows in second quarter
Is the North East finally going to start consulting on its controversial devolution deal?
Youth unemployment could be exacerbated in wake of Brexit vote, report says
GP crisis as calls are made for appointments to be limited to no more than 25 a day
The NHS is ailing. Is a ringfenced tax the best remedy?
Shift workers are more susceptible to disease
MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads
Underemployment of BAME workers
Scottish public sector deficit unchanged
Acas guidance for young workers
Discussing the published motions for the National Disabled Conference.
An opportunity for people to enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed and fun setting (food, games and conversation!) and a way of getting to know other people who live locally and recognise that we have more in common than what divides us.
All supporters of the People's Assembly, living in north-east England, are very welcome to attend.
In Birmingham. Newcastle coach tickets £25 waged, £10 unwaged.
Papers for the meeting on 5 September..
When is a living wage “A Living Wage”?
New professional standards for teaching assistants published
Stars in our schools
Newcastle College Review & Redundancies
Labour Leadership Election
Time to debate LGPS changes as petition hits 100,000 signatures, says UNISON
Tyne & Wear LGPS
Disabled Members Officers
Durham Miner’s Gala
Death of Davey Hopper
Brexit damage to economy will outweigh modest wage gains, says study
Feet first, our NHS is limping towards privatisation
Yes, zero hours work can be banned: New Zealand has just done it
Earnings growth static
Minimum wage offenders named
Briefing on new housing Act
Cost of living in the UK on the rise
A quarterly periodical updating stewards and reps on employment law.
No pay restraint in UK boardrooms
'Hypocrisy' of Post Office bosses
Half of women suffer sexual harassment
Councils need greater powers to build houses
Factory output expands
Details and agenda for the LGBT Conference in Llandudno, 18-20 November.
Training session for members.
Special offer for UNISON members.
Winners in August.
This meeting will discuss Motions for Black Members Conference 2017.
Impact of public spending cuts on LGBT people and services.
Cut in interest rates
Days lost to strikes at very low level
Voluntary Living Wage needs revision
Rise in value of council outsourcing contracts
Search for gig economy in UK
National scandal of homecare wage cheats
Two courses have been added to the schedule:
Introduction to Understanding Autism
Confidence Building taster session.
Researchers would like to hear from you and will use what you tell them to raise awareness of the social care needs of LGBTQI disabled people and to highlight examples of things that do and don’t work very well.
Winners in July.
Union political funds bring in more income
Progress needed on transgender equality
Economy grows in second quarter
Green family used BHS as milch cow
Lack of progress on disability rights
Workers should take care in heat of the sun
One Day Introduction to the Local Government Pension Scheme, 28 September 2016.
Earnings growth dips
Air fares fuel inflation
UK's 'badge of shame' on disability rights
Unemployment hits 11-year low as numbers fall
Bridges to Learning one day regional workshops aimed at all staff working in Health, Social Care and Education.
Introduction to Counselling Skills
Your Skills, Your Future
More top executives on £1m or more a year
How deal with issue of fatigue
NLW — the first 100 days and a crisis
Below par academies
Forty executives living in ££££ land
Rise in deaths at work
Mesothelioma and its deadly toll
Poverty rise in the UK
Three more join Living Wage family
Papers for the meeting on 19 July.
An account of the 24 hour Cateran Yomp. Tyne Tunnel Trekkers raised over £1600 for the Army Benevolent Fund.
UK economy grows
Narrow majority for exit in EU referendum
Women part-timers lose out on pensions
Lack of support for disabled teachers
Small narrowing in UK current account deficit
Remuneration package of 32 averages £2.15m
Winners in June.
Papers for the meeting on 4 July..
Adverse impact of tribunal fees
'Reckless' to scrap NHS bursaries
Missing out on pensions and benefits
Call for 14-day self-certification period
Fathers missing out on paternity pay
Average earnings fillip on back of living wage
Retail price inflation rises in May
UK unemployment rate at 11-year low
Modern slavery judgment against firm
Employers don't have working carers' policy
Please come and join us in our vigil supporting and remembering the victims of the recent atrocity. Saturday 18 June, 6pm at Newcastle Civic Centre.
Dementia in workplace
Thirty execs rake in £70 million
Deaths after Johnson's fire service cuts
Value of inward M&A hits seven-year high
UK factory output 'recovers'
Climbdown on police spying on unions
New courses and taster sessions have been added to the course calendar for June and July.
Rise in numbers working from home
Economic growth confirmed for start of year
Remuneration for two totals over £55 million
Euro 2016 advice
Planes, trains and drones and lasers
Equal pay progress at Scottish council
Papers for the meeting on 13 June.