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All Together for the NHS: 1 September day of action for fair pay
The All Together for the NHS campaign believes that the public deserves a quality NHS with staff that are well motivated and properly rewarded for the vital work they do, with a health service that has enough staff to ensure patients are safe and with a workforce that is properly trained and equipped to deliver quality healthcare in the 21st century. The government is seriously under-funding the NHS at a time when demand is rising. Recent figures from the Kings Fund show that spending on...
01 September 2014
Northern TUC International Forum: Focus on Palestine
Come along to the Northern TUC International Forum on Palestine. Details in the attached flyer. All welcome but please register.
04 September 2014
Fairer North Staffs - Spotlight on Education
North Staffs Trades Council (NSTUC) and North Staffs Pensioners' Convention meeting on education, featuring Tristram Hunt MP (MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central and Shadow Secretary of State for Education) and Christine Blower (National Union of Teachers, General Secretary). Doors and bar open at 6.00pm and the meeting will take place from 6.30pm-8.30pm. There will be plenty of time for the speakers to answer questions from members of the audience. This will be the third joint...
05 September 2014
TUC Congress 2014
This year, Congress will take place on 7-10 September at the BT Convention Centre, Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP. The daily Congress sessions will be: Sunday 7 September 16.00-19.00 Monday 8 September 9.30-12.45 and 14.15 - 17.30 Tuesday 9 September 9.30 -12.45 and 14.15 - 17.30 Wednesday 10 September 9.30 to conclusion of business (up to 16.00) Lunch arrangements may vary slightly from day-to-day according to the stage reached in the proceedings. ...
07 September 2014 to 10 September 2014
This workshop will not be documented! Creative banner workshop for 18 Oct demo
Ahead of the national TUC rally in London on 18 October 2014, artists Guy Atkins and Jenny Richards are leading a workshop at Liverpool's Open Eye Gallery, exploring the act of making protest material. Focused on how political tools like the placard are developed to ‘document’ your political position, This Workshop will not be Documented! will use the process of placard making to understand and share political experiences. Following a critical discussion, taking in...
20 September 2014
Wales TUC Mental Health Awareness Seminars
The Wales TUC is pleased to announce brand new events for 2014, entirely focused on the topic of mental health in the workplace. For the first time, the seminars are open to ALL REPS; ULRs, Health & Safety Reps, Union Reps, Green Reps and Equality Reps. Using a combination of workshops and presentations, experts in the field of mental health will cover topics such as: Removing the stigma of mental health Setting up an effective workplace policy Supporting...
25 September 2014
Hard Up Festival (including Midlands Needs A Pay Rise march)
Let's increase Britain's pay packet, and see it shared more fairly Join us for a family friendly 'hard UP' festival on September 28th in Birmingham on 28 September 2014, to help highlight the cost of living crisis affecting ordinary working people. Along with funfair activities, childresn entertainment, community stalls, music and children's activities, a march around Birmingham will take place followed by union speakers demanding that Midlands Needs A...
28 September 2014
Wales TUC Mental Health Awareness Seminars
The Wales TUC is pleased to announce brand new events for 2014, entirely focused on the topic of mental health in the workplace. For the first time, the seminars are open to ALL REPS; ULRs, Health & Safety Reps, Union Reps, Green Reps and Equality Reps. Using a combination of workshops and presentations, experts in the field of mental health will cover topics such as: Removing the stigma of mental health Setting up an effective workplace policy Supporting the...
30 September 2014
“Our Manifesto for Equality....” Equality Conference 2014
The North West TUC, in conjunction with North West TradeUnion Education and North West Unionlearn are to hold 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. Applications are open to all activists, although priority will be given to elected members of...
04 October 2014
Britain Needs a Pay Rise - March and Rally
This autumn the TUC is organising a mass demonstration in London, making the case that Britain Needs a Pay Rise. It will take place on Saturday 18 October 2014, and will begin with a march through central London, culminating in a rally in Hyde Park. People are currently facing the biggest squeeze on their incomes since Victorian times, and wages have fallen in real terms every year since 2010. We believe that as growth returns to the UK economy, everyone should get a fairer share...
18 October 2014