Croydon UNISON AGM 2022

The Croydon UNISON AGM took place on Tuesday 8th March 2022 at Cedar Hall, Ruskin House, Croydon, CR0 1BD. There were two sessions from 12.30pm to 2pm and 4.30pm to 6.00pm. A report to the committee and members attending was circulated for the 2021-22 Financial Year. AGM-Annual-Report-2021-22 Nick Turnball, Area Organiser, and a number of […]

Croydon UNISON support the Disaster and Emergency Community Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Message from Yvonne Green, Branch Secretary, Croydon Unison: Croydon Unison stand with the people of Ukraine our thoughts and prayers go out to all as well as family and friends abroad concerned for their loved ones following the invasion of Ukraine.  You can donate to the Disaster and Emergency Community Ukraine Humanitarian appeal which is […]

Croydon UNISON support NHS Protest

Croydon UNISON support NHS Protest In January 2022 Yvonne Green, Branch Secretary of Croydon UNISON, attended a protest organised by GMB with other union members outside Croydon University Hospital. The protest was to support low wage cleaners and porters who no longer receive sick pay if they come down with COVID. Photo: Yvonne Green (left) […]

Enough is enough

After years of declining pay, council and school workers have had enough. It’s time to take action on pay – enough is enough! Youth workers, care workers, refuse collectors, social workers, teaching assistants, community workers, street cleaners and so many more went above and beyond during the pandemic. You kept communities safe, cared for the […]

Video: General Secretary message of support to Say no to more Cuts Protest today 18th November 2021 outside BWH

Please join us at the protest today outside BWH from 12noon to 2pm. Please click below to download the video of Christina McAnea’s message of support for today’s protest. https://we.tl/t-1IQBSQCWYU ChristinaCroydon4.mp4 1 file sent via WeTransfer, the simplest way to send your files around the world we.tl Hope to see you today at the protest […]

Say no to more Cuts Protest on Thursday 18th November 2021

Croydon UNISON and other local unions are holding a ” Say no to more Cuts” protest to campaign against more cuts at Croydon council. UNISON, Unite and GMB have organised a joint protest on Thursday 18th November at 12 noon to 2pm outside Bernard Weatherill House. Join us on your lunch break to demand a […]

Black History Month 2021

October is Black History Month Black History Month gives us a month to celebrate the contributions and achievements of black people throughout the world and to educate all on black history. The theme for this year is Proud2Be. A suggested book to read is “Cane Warriors” by Alex Wheatle.   There are various vibrant displays […]

Libraries Consultation Meeting with Cllr Oliver Lewis 12th April 2021

Minutes of Croydon UNISON Libraries Consultation Update Meeting (Meeting recorded) Date: Monday 12th April 2021 10am to 11am Attendees: Cllr Oliver Lewis, Yvonne Green (Chair), Dawn Gibbons, Angela Mayers Apologies for Absence: Dominique Andrushkiv Libraries Consultation Update Cllr Lewis said that the consultation was a two stage process. The first stage being from early Jan […]

Friends of South Norwood Library Update

Read-in Protest Outside Library Saturday 17th April, 11.30am-12.30pm Reading is powerful. We are staging a ‘Read-in’ protest outside South Norwood Library (the current library building, not the new one) at 11.30am on Saturday. Bring a book (and a cushion!) to take part. You’ll hear am update from Friends of South Norwood Library and we’ll also […]

“A Fairer Deal for Croydon” Campaign- Levelling Up Funding Update

With regard to the Levelling Up Funding launched by the government earlier this year, Yvonne Green, our Branch Secretary  spoke to Hamida Ali, the Leader of Croydon Council today about this. She was informed that Hamida will be speaking to Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London on the matter. For more information on Levelling Up Funding […]