Monthly Archives: April 2012

Advice surgery for branch members coming up in May

An advice surgery for branch members will be held 1pm Thursday 24 May in the meeting rooms on the 1st floor of Portcullis House. We will do them by short appointment so if you’d like to drop by and discuss an employment issue or just get general advice just email before Wednesday 23 May.  Telephone surgeries will be arranged for any branch members who work in constituency offices. 

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Volunteers needed for Workers Beer Company at upcoming festivals

It’s that time of the year again, when we can put in for volunteer places at various festivals through the Workers Beer Company. As a volunteer behind the bars you get free entry to the festival, a couple of drinks when your shift is over, and when you are not working (shifts are usually six hours long) you can enjoy the music and the atmosphere of the festival. The money … Continue reading

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Branch support for locked-out Mayr-Melnhof Packaging workers

At our April meeting, the branch voted in favour of making a donation to Unite members at Mayr-Melnhof Packaging, who have been locked out by the company for almost 2 months. Unite is to take legal action against the Austrian owned company over the unlawful dismissal of its workforce and closure of the site in Bootle, Liverpool. The latest update on the dispute from the union is available for branch members … Continue reading

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