Newcastle upon Tyne
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NUT Northern Education Question Time. A public event, providing the opportunity to debate key education issues and examine the NUT Vision for Education, challenging the threats posed by current Government policies.
Newcastle City Council Policy Cabinet meeting will explore the factors that continue to disadvantage women in employment at all levels of the job market and what we can do to tackle the barriers that exist for women.
A weekend of exhibitions and films, talks and discussion.
TUC demo at the Lib Dem Spring Conference in York, Saturday 8 March.
The Regional Women’s Network has been working closely with My Sisters Place in Middlesbrough on domestic abuse. Women members are invited to participate in a survey being conducted by My Sisters Place.
Winners in February 2014
HSBC bonus flanker
Almost 400,000 more give free time at work
Housing benefit goes to rich landlords
Academy chain stripped of 10 schools
No change on economic growth
Date set for extending right to work flexibly
Climate change and social justice
After fighting through floods and storms, delegates convened in Brighton on 13 February for UNISON's national women's conference.
Weekly earnings rise
Missing link on fat cats' bonuses
Retail price inflation starts year higher
Not ferry nice
Saturday 15th March 2014, 10AM - 5PM at Emmanuel Centre, London SW1P 3DW
Some of what you missed if you were not there. And some of what you missed even if you were there.
Welfare reforms, options appraisal and shared services all present challenges to our YHN members in the year ahead.
Derek Muse asssesses the challenges facing our members in the Community and Voluntary Sector.
Branch officers, convenors and stewards.
Union Learning Reps to follow?
Public meeting on Thursday 27 February, 5.30pm,
No let up in banker's bonuses or job losses
Rise in factory output at end of 2013
High Court refuses tribunal fees review
Protection against gangmasters
Women and the cuts
Increase in inward investment in 2012
Not on a Living Wage
TUPE changes take effect from end January
Real wages falling, household incomes hit
Shop staffs' claims go to Europe
University pay divide
Bullying in the workplace
Paul Barwick assesses the H&S challenges facing the branch in the coming year.
Energy Best Deals, Tuesday 25th February.
As part of LGBT History month, Northumbria University are hosting two events at the Tyneside Cinema in February.
Papers for the meeting on 7 February.
All Branch Officers who were not facing contested election were asked to submit a 250 word statement highlighting the challenges for the Branch and how they would meet the challenge in their roles.
British economy 'recovers' in 2013
Private equity pay
Stress in banking as job losses pile up
Attack on facility time for teaching staff
Business for Britain, no workers' rights?
UNISON is piloting Personal Learning Development Grants with school support staff. Ten grants of £300 each are on offer.
Government snub for shopworkers
Earnings growth dips below 1% again
Minimum wage fines to quadruple
Unemployment shows sharp fall
Courses starting in April 2014.
Latest updates and a support gig at the Cluny on Saturday 25 January.
Northumbria Human Rights Society would like to invite supporters to 2 events that they are holding this week.
The first is a charity salsa night on Saturday 25th January.
On Monday 27th January at 6pm, there will be a talk entitled "Colombia: Defending Human Rights and the Rule of Law".
Regional AGM, Tuesday 11 February.
The agenda and supporting documents for the 2014 AGM.
How long does it take for Britain’s top bosses to earn the UK average salary of £26,500?
UNISON's Regional Training Programme for 2014.
Bitesize Briefing on 5 February.
The year ahead
Councils' use of Workfare scheme
RPI inflation edges up at end of 2013
Getting to grips with homophobia
Factory output up
Delay to statutory rates
Fat cat Wednesday
The government has announced £150M for free school meals.
Workers hit hard by coalition's welfare cuts
Hypocrisy of university vice-chancellor
Call for statutory bereavement leav
Rail fare rip-off
City fat cats
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History Month takes place every year in February and celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community.
Nomination form - closing date 10 January.
Striking a chord for local government pay.
The December 2013 issue of the branch newsletter comprises articles on:
Festival Volunteering 2013
TUC March to save the NHS
Local Government Pension Scheme 2014
Spotlight on Branch Donations
The future management of Council owned housing in Newcastle.
13 January 2014 between 9 a.m. and midday in the Pandon Room, Civic Centre.
Papers for the meeting on 6 January.
January newsletter and agenda.
Introductory Counselling Course starting in January.
ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management.
NCFE level 1 Award in Personal Effectiveness Course (free)
Emotional Intelligence Workshop (free)
Cuts to health and housing services push LGBT people to margins of society.
Low average earnings growth hits workers
Unemployment posts big autumn fall
Bridges to Learning offers free training to UNISON members
Annual General Meeting, 6.00pm Tuesday 7 January 2014
9 January 2014