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Northern TUC Education, Learning & Skills Forum
ULR Forum at 10.30am followed by the ELSF from 12.00 (lunch). Topics include: Traineeships & Apprenticeships, Suporting Work Experience placements. Workshops include: Mental Health Awareness and Creative Writing.
29 October 2014
Can we ever build a green economy?
Can we ever build a green economy? Thursday 6 November 2014, 09.15-13.00, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS This national half day conference will set out the importance of taking international and national action to address climate change.  With the economic recovery finally underway, growing public understanding of the role greener growth could play and all parties committed to strengthening the government’s approach to industrial policy, what more...
06 November 2014
Fair Pay and Living Wage Seminar
Keynote speaker: Catherine McKinnell, Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury. With up to 1 in 3 North East workers paid less than a living wage, this timely event (organised during Living Wage Week) for local authority councillors, businesses, community organisations and trade unions aims to help the North East take a leadership role in tackling poverty pay. The Northern TUC Living Wage summit will enable you to find out more about: The impact of wage decline in local areas...
06 November 2014
Save The NHS - Back The Bill Campaign Day
As part of the Save the NHS - Back the Bill campaign, campaigners will be gathering in towns and cities throughout the UK on Saturday 15 November, which follows a previous campaign day on Saturday 25 October. We will be engaging members of the public to contact their MPs, to ask them to show their support for a free, universal and accountable NHS run for people not profit. MPs can do this by voting for a parliamentary Bill on 21 November....
15 November 2014
The Big TUC Youth Debate
THE BIG TUC YOUTH DEBATE: Jobs, Homes & Voice - a TUC Young Workers Month event organisied by the TUC Young Workers Forum and supported by NUS The TUC believes that half way through the second decade of the 21st Century a decent job, access to quality housing and a voice and representation at work, and beyond, are things that young people are entitled to expect rather than just hope for. We believe that current government policies on jobs and housing are failing young people. We are...
15 November 2014
Jobs, Pay & Politics - Young Members Event
The Forum will explore the importance of voter registration, having your voice heard, and your opinions counted. We will hear from Sarah Collins who was instrumental in engaging with the missing million voters not registered to vote in the Scottish referendum, Neil Burke of Youth Focus North East - providing a voice for young people and a Q&A session with Anna Turley, Labour and Co-operative candidate for Redcar for the General Election 2015. The day will end by supporting the Fast Food...
15 November 2014
South West TUC Young Workers' Weekend
The TUC believes that a decent job, access to decent work, quality housing and a voice and representation at work, are things that young people are entitled to expect rather than just hope for. Current government policies on jobs and housing are failing young people. We are concerned about the crisis of representation of young people both at work and in the wider political debate. Turnout at the 2010 general election amongst 18 to 24 year olds was just 43% and less than 1 in 10 of workers...
21 November 2014 to 22 November 2014
Reclaim the Night
All women have the right to use public spaces both in the day time and after dark without the fear of sexual harassment and assault. Join with women around the world to mark the United Nations International Day to End Violence Against Women and take back your night.  
22 November 2014
Bite Size Briefings November to January 2014/15
Included in this round are: Supporting Mid-life Development and the Climbing Frame, Thursday 27th November, 1.00pm-4.00pm Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Thursday 4th December, 1.00pm-4.00pm Defending the right to organise and represent members, Tuesday 9th December, 1.00pm-4.00pm Campaign and Coalition Planning, Thursday 8th January, 1.00pm-4.00pm Getting the most from your iPad, Thursday 22nd January, 1.00pm-4.00pm Introduction to New and Digital Media workshop, Monday...
27 November 2014 to 26 January 2015