Occupational Therapists strike against bullying

May 15, 2014 in News, Strikes

Occupational Therapists (OTs) in Greenwich will be taking strike action on Wednesday 21st May to protest about bullying and harassment in the workplace. The strike action by Unite members employed by the Council is the trade union answer to how to deal with bullying bosses. Any worker who has been through the process of raising an internal complaint through a grievance process will know that often this feels like the police policing the police. You are asking the employer who often creates the atmosphere in which bullying breeds to investigate one of its own managers. It is often the case […]

Taking on the bullies in Greenwich

April 30, 2014 in News

11 Occupational Therapists, all employed at Greenwich Council are currently being balloted for strike action in protest at a prolonged campaign of bullying instigated by managers at Greenwich Council. This small group of workers have made the courageous decision that they will not allow themselves to be backed into a dark corner where they take a metaphorical beating in the dark and out of sight. Instead, they have agreed to expose an appalling culture of bullying and victimisation. Two particular cases illustrate this most graphically. In the first case, a worker complained that the atmosphere was impacting on her health. The […]


May 30, 2013 in Bulletins, International, Protest, Reports, Strikes

EBULLETIN MAY 30th 2013 NO. 144 STATEMENT FROM GREENWICH UNITE TRADE UNION BRANCH ON WOOLWICH ATTROCITY AND SUBSEQUENT EVENTS –  ‘UNITY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST RACISM, DIVISION & TERROR’ Unite 2050 trade union branch totally and without any reservation condemn the senseless and barbaric murder of a serving soldier in a busy street in our community. Our condolences go out to the family of Lee Rigby. This was a barbaric and callous act that has taken a son, husband and father away from his family. We would wish to add our voice to others in saying that there is no place […]

Don’t let the racists divide us! Lewisham NUT call anti-BNP protest

May 29, 2013 in Protest

NO TO TERRORISM NO TO RACISM Join the protest against the BNP SATURDAY 1 JUNE Rally planned 2pm from Islamic Centre Check on the Lewisham NUT website for confirmed details The horrific murder of a young soldier in Woolwich has rightly been met with overwhelming condemnation. However, now the British National Party (BNP) are trying to use the understandable outrage at this attack to gain support. On Saturday afternoon, they are planning to march on the Islamic Centre in Lewisham. Lewisham has a proud record of standing united against all those who would divide our community. Join the protest to […]