My own personal blog. Newham Councillor West Ham Ward, Vice Chair of Local Authority Pension Fund Forum, Housing worker, UNISON Regional Council Officer & NEC member, Centre left and proud member of Labour movement family. Strictly no trolls please.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
UNISON and Clarion Housing Association sign recognition agreement
Housing Association and UNISON: Working in
4th May 2017, Clarion Housing Association Chief Executive
Keith Exford and UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis signed a trade
union recognition agreement. By signing the agreement, both parties
agreed to work together, to ensure fair treatment of staff which will
allow the business to flourish.
represent all Clarion Housing Association staff in annual
negotiations on pay and conditions. We will also have 8 seats on the
15 seat staff forum. If you are interested in being involved with, or
want more information on what recognition means, this please get in
Dave Prentis, said: “Working with UNISON in this way will contribute
to the success of the Clarion. Our reps will stay in close
touch with staff and highlight issues when they arise. This
recognition agreement is a major step forward. ”
We are about to start talks with all subsidiaries on trade union
recognition for all staff in the group
Dave Prentis and Keith Exford signing the
Now is the time to join UNISON
We welcome the improved relations between Clarion and the trade
unions. We are also optimistic about what we can achieve together.
Inevitably some Clarion staff will need our advice and support while
Circle and Affinity Sutton are merged into a single operation.
Anyone wanting the full support of the trade union will need to be a
member. Please encourage your colleagues to join as soon as possible.
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