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Unison warns Kerswell not to play blame game with workers

‘Our members did not cause this mess… our members did not approach the council’s finances with “corporate blindness”.’ Unions are gearing up for a battle to protect frontline jobs, WALTER CRONXITE reports Katherine Kerswell, Croydon’s interim CEO, has been put … Continue reading

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Union says it will oppose cuts to council staff pay conditions

The council’s frontline workers must not be made scapegoats for the errors of highly paid executive directors and the council’s leadership, trades union Unite has warned. Unite represents staff in parks, social services and CCTV. The union also has hundreds … Continue reading

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Croydon Central open primary: Katherine McGuirk

Unite union member Katherine McGuirk is a strong candidate with two decades of experience as a senior local councillor in Barnet, working as a researcher for Labour MPs in parliament and a “real life” extended career in retail at John … Continue reading

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