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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
Decent Jobs Week
Millions of people in the UK are trapped in lowpaid, insecure jobs. There are more than 1.4 million zero-hours contracts in use, offering no steady work. Others, such as agency and casual workers, lose out on important rights and benefits. The recovery is creating new jobs but many are of poor quality. As a result, more and more people struggle to pay their rent, mortgage and heat their homes. Women and young workers are particularly affected. From 15 to 21 December, the TUC is organising...
15 December 2014 to 21 December 2014
Emergency Public Services Summit
2015 will be a crucial year for public services in our region and the Northern Public Services Alliance is calling this important summit to enable trade union members to collectively respond to the scale of the onslaught on services.  Our keynote speaker will be Dave Prentis, UNISON General Secretary, with contributions from Kevin Courtney, NUT Deputy General Secretary, Rehana Azam, GMB National Officer for Public Services and Neil McInroy, Chief Executive, Centre for Local Economic...
17 January 2015
Trade Union Studies at Weston College: Launch Event
Join us to celebrate the establishment of the new Trade Union Studies Centre at Weston College. Weston College becomes our newest centre in the South West and will continue thirty years of TUC Education delivery in the Bristol, Bath and Somerset areas. Launch Speakers: Liz Rees, National Education Manager, TUC Dr Paul Phillips, Principal Weston, College Shân Maidment, Trade Union Studies Centre Manager, Weston College Lunch will be provided - RSVP to southwest@tuc.org.uk...
17 January 2015
The ABC of CDC: A TUC Pensions Conference
The ABC of CDC: A TUC Pensions Conference to be held at Congress House at 10.15am-3.00pm 21st January 2015 With automatic enrolment bringing more low and middle earners into workplace pensions, attention is turning to how to improve the incomes savers can receive in retirement. Traditional defined contribution pensions are inefficient as they leave individuals bearing investment and longevity risk alone. Legislation making its way through Parliament will allow the introduction of collective...
21 January 2015
Network Equality Meetings
Network Equality Meetings: Thursday 22nd January 2015 – 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 8SD – 1400-1600 Monday 26th January 2015 – Unite the Union, 19 High St, Swansea SA1 1LF – 1400-1600 Thursday 29th January 2015 – Presidents Rooms, National Library of Wales SY23 3BU – 1400-1600 Friday 30th January 2015 – Erddig Room, Glyndwr University, Wrexham LL11 2AW – 1000-1200
22 January 2015 to 30 January 2015
TUC/EOR Discrimination Law Conference 2015
This high profile annual conference gives trade unions, law centres, CABx and other voluntary organisations the chance to hear from the leading barristers on the latest legislative developments and landmark equality cases. Speakers for 2015 are: Keynote Address Professor Sir Bob Hepple QC Age discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination Robin Allen QC Equal pay: new legislation and case law Rachel Crasnow Discrimination because of religion or belief Michael Rubenstein...
23 January 2015
Money to burn? Driving energy efficiency in the commercial sector
Money to burn? Driving energy efficiency in the commercial sector We are holding a seminar to launch the new TUC report including research commissioned from IPPR, Money to Burn: driving energy efficiency in the commercial sector. Official data shows that the rate of improvement in energy efficiency in the commercial services sector – hotels, offices, supermarkets, other retail outlets and business premises - has flatlined for seven years. It is still a common sight to see all...
29 January 2015
North West TUC Equality Conference - 2015
The North West TUC, in conjunction with North West Trade Union Education and North West Unionlearn are hosting their second Annual Equality Conference. The Conference will bring together delegates from each of the North West TUC Equality forums, together with other union activists in the region, and will combine both skills based and campaigning activities in a positive and supportive environment. Guest speakers from a range of national and regional campaigns will also be joining us, to help...
31 January 2015
SERTUC Public Services Committee Open Meeting, Saturday 7 February 2015
"Securing the future of a better state education for all" A SERTUC Public Services Committee Open Meeting 7 February 2015 10 - 4pm Organised by SERTUC with the support of the Anti Academies Alliance    
07 February 2015

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