First a Happy new Year to everyone.
The planning for 2017 Regional Shop Stewards Group Meeting are booked for the following dates.
Wednesday 1st February 2017
Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Tuesday 1st August 2017
Wednesday 1st November 2017.
THE MEETING WILL BE HELD AT GMB EUSTON LONDON 11am. They will continue to provide a National input into what is taking place within ASDA and the training for all Reps.
Therefor it is vital for ALL REPS to attend these R.S.S.G meetings as the ASDA/GMB partnership agreement which provides paid release for all R.S.S.G.meetings.
if this benefit to the partnership is not taken advantage of, it could be removed.
Please advise your line manager and PTM/GSM of the above dates well in advance to enable time to arrange adequate cover. The dates will also be circulated through
SD’S/SMP’S within ASDA.
AN IMPORTANT REMINDER — Prior to all of these meetings a L54 BRANCH MEETING will take place at 10.am. These are important meetings for ALL BRANCH members to take part in.
This will take place at the PLYMOUTH PAVILION from Sunday 4th June to THURSDAY 8th JUNE 2017. Our two nominations are as follows: ALI BLUNT-Eastgate store
JESSY HENSON- Harlow stores.
2/ National Demonstration re N.H.S Sat.4th March 2017 in London.
3/ The National Equality Conference 26th February-3rd March 2017.
The Mary Macarthur Holiday Trust was created in 1922 to offer a period of rest or holiday to woman in need. Whether that need stems from age , financial hardship,
infirmity,disablement or social circumstances. The trust aims to offer a welcome respite from the traumas of life.
The Mary Macarthur Holiday Trust/ Unite House/ 1 Cathedral Road/ Cardiff CF11 9SD
Telephone 02920 359091 Email: cheryl.andrews @ mmht.org.uk
5/ UNION LINE.
In the past, Union Line settled 276 personal claims,winning compensation of more than £100000.0 for Union members.
6/NOT MADE A WILL YET.
Don’t delay call Union Line today on 0300 333 0303.
The number of workers taking claims to Tribunals has dropped by 73% since charges were increased to £1200.0. The findings prove that workers seeking employment justice, face a financial hurdle. The Tory party has said it wants to be a “party of the people”! Then the act should be to repeal the Employment Tribunal fees, so that working people can challenge bad employers in court.