Secretary: Jane Holgate --- President: Janine Booth. Hackney TUC is an official TUC body bringing together union members to build a strong, broad-based labour movement in Hackney, east London. Union branches with members who live or work in Hackney can affiliate. We organise solidarity, discussion and campaigns. Use this website as a resource, to find out about trade union activity in Hackney, and to support each other.

The Investigation: special offer with Hackney TUC

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 04/06/2006 - 19:06.
31/12/1969 - 23:00

Special offer! for anyone who books via Richard Peacock and mentions Hackney TUC. Please email Richard.


Request to all trade union representatives in Hackney

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 25/05/2006 - 16:12.

Jess Fenn, a TUC Academy trained organiser, in currently working (in a voluntary capacity) with Hackney TUC.

Jess has a number of objectives:


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Employment Tribunals: What's your experience?

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 18/05/2006 - 19:24.

From John Page

I have been invited to address a training day for Employment Tribunal Members.

I have been asked to speak from my perspective which includes being an ex-litigant, a trade union representative and more recently a trained FRU rep (the Free Representation Unit).


HTUC asks Hackney Councillors: Do you oppose East London Line privatisation?

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 18/05/2006 - 12:46.

Hackney TUC has written to every member of Hackney Council asking their views on East London Line privatisation. The text of the letter is below, and responses from Councillors will be posted as comments at the end of this article.

You can check who your councillor is here


Stop East London Line privatisation

Wapping station

Transport for London has announced that it intends to privatise the East London Line once the extension is built. Hackney TUC has produced a new leaflet outlining our case against this.

E-mail us to order copies. Click 'download' to view, download and/or print it.


Ernesto Leal: Stop this deportation

Submitted by Janine on Sat, 06/05/2006 - 12:35.

From Ernesto's brother

At 8.00am on Monday 1st of May 2006 my brother – Ernesto Leal (41) was arrested and taken from outside his home and held at Bishopsgate Police Station with a deportation order, he was later sent to Belmarsh Detention Centre.


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Grunwick strike commemoration

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 01/05/2006 - 11:51.

As part of the build up to its event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Grunwick strike, Brent Trades Union Council has provided the facility on its website for people to post their recollections of the dispute.


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News from 'No Sweat'

Submitted by Janine on Tue, 25/04/2006 - 12:06.

Homeworking

  1. SWEATSHOP ACTIVISTS CAUSE CHAOS ON CAMPUSES ACROSS US

  2. THOUSANDS OF CHINESE TEXTILE WORKERS ON STRIKE
  3. NEPAL ON BRINK OF REVOLUTION
  4. FRANCE - STUDENTS AND WORKERS: 1 - GOVT: 0
  5. NO SWEAT AT THE EUROPEAN SOCIAL FORUM
  6. NO SWEAT BLOG FROM BOLIVIA
  7. BIRMINGHAM NO SWEAT LAUNCHED
  8. FAILING HAITI - FILM SHOWING
  9. NO SWEAT NEEDS YOUR HELP
  10. WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY
  11. MAY DAY
  12. OTHER EVENTS ETC

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Pensions strikes suspended: unions and employers to talk

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 13/04/2006 - 19:10.

Joint statement from unions and employers on further talks over the future of the local government pension scheme.

1. The statement by the Minister for Local Government on 30th March laying Parliamentary Orders, including the Order to abolish the Rule of 85 from October 2006, provides a framework for developing a new-look scheme.


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TUC Women's Conference

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 19/03/2006 - 09:22.

Hackney TUC President Janine Booth recently attended TUC Women's Conference as a delegate from RMT. Click the links below to read entries from a her personal weblog about events and debates at the Conference.


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