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Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Newsletter 117 from SERTUC

newsletter 117 SERTUC Burston Strike School SERTUC East of England Trade Union Network centenary appeal closes 31 October, details here http://burstonstrikeschool.wordpress.com/trustees/ SERTUC Women’s Rights Committee training seminar Friday 7 November … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friends of London Hazards Meeting

Dear friends of London Hazards Thanks for coming up to our stall at the National Hazards conference at Keele University and giving us your contact details. We said we were … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

SERTUC newsletter 116 – digest of trade union and trades council activities in the region

SERTUC Regional unemployment figures East of England 155,000 (minus 13,000 change on quarter) 4.9% London 303,000 (minus 25,000) 6.9% South East 204,000 (minus 16,000) 4.4% Unemployment by Constituency August 2014 … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

HSE reports:High street retailer fined £1 Million for safety failings. Three contractors also fined

Marks and Spencer plc and three of its contractors have been fined for putting members of the public, staff and construction workers at risk of exposure to asbestos-containing materials during … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Andy Hall could face 7 years in prison for talking about modern slavery.

Andy Hall is a British campaigner with a special focus on the rights of migrant workers. Two years ago, on behalf of Finnwatch, he undertook an investigation into Natural Fruit, … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tribunal claims down by 70 per cent

Labour & European Law Review Employment tribunal statistics published by the Ministry of Justice last week have revealed a staggering 70 per cent drop in single claims received by tribunals. … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

NO PROOF OF NO HARM – A CITIZEN SCIENCE INVESTIGATION

On behalf of communities across the country, as well as workers being exposed up to 30 times the WEL for wood dust exposure , I would like to present our … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

SERTUC Newsletter

SERTUC Women’s Rights Committee open meeting Tuesday 16 September 5pm Congress House “Women’s emancipation before, during and after WWI” guest speakers Professor Mary Davis and Chris Coates. Free but registration … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

PQ. Government determined to reduce present exposures to asbestos

PQ. The Government is determined to reduce the present death toll from asbestos A Parliamentary written answer on the 8th September 2014 claims that: “The Government’s policy position towards the … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Policy review. Former Pupil damages. Carole Hagedorn. NASUWT. Hazards

DfE Review of Asbestos Policies for Schools DfE have informed us they now intend publishing the report of their asbestos policy review in September, subject to Ministerial approval. The initial … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment
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