TUC Midlands campaign to make case for radical economic reform
A jobs guarantee for young people, spreading the living wage across the public and private sectors, putting communities not profits at the heart of public services, and creating a stronger voice for workers in the management of companies are among the TUC's five key campaign priorities in the run up to the general election.
3 May 2013
Black Country Youth Unemployment Summit to be held by TUC/Dudley Students Union
On November 30th the TUC and Dudley Students Union will hold The Black Country Youth Unemployment Summit in Dudley College's newly built Evolve Theatre. The Summit will bring together local MPs – including Ian Austin (Dudley North), Pat McFadden (Wolverhampton South West) and John Spellar (Warley) - councillors, trade unionists, students and unemployed young people to share their experiences and debate the TUC's Charter for a Future that Works.
27 November 2012
Ed Miliband meets Black Country young people at TUC rally
At the TUC rally last weekend – which was attended by over 150,000 people – a group of unemployed youngsters from the Black Country met with Labour leader Ed Miliband to talk about their desperate search to find work.
23 October 2012
Regional pay plans are unfair and won't help patients or pupils, says TUC poll
Government plans for postcode pay in the public sector are unfair and would be bad for NHS patients and schoolchildren in poorer areas, according to polling published by the TUC today (Tuesday).
25 September 2012
Young People call for end to cuts to youth services at Choose Youth Rally in Wolverhampton
On Saturday 22nd September over 100 young people and youth workers were joined by MPs, councillors and Trade Union officials at the Midlands ChooseYouth Rally in Wolverhampton, held in partnership with the TUC.
24 September 2012
Stourbridge MP Margot James refuses to support students' campaign against youth unemployment
The TUC has criticised the decision of Stourbridge MP Margot James yesterday to ignore calls by students at Stourbridge and King Edwards College for her to support measures designed to address the crisis of youth unemployment.
11 September 2012
Midlands TUC welcomes Corby Borough Council stance on opposing regional pay
The Midlands TUC today (Friday) welcomes the decision by Corby Borough Council to publically oppose government moves to regionalise public servants pay.
7 September 2012
246,000 under-employed workers in West Midlands
There are 246,000 under-employed workers across the west midlands, an increase of 33 per cent since the start of the recession, according to a TUC analysis of official figures published today (Tuesday).
4 September 2012
266,000 under-employed workers in East Midlands
There are 266,000 under-employed workers across the east midlands, an increase of 50 per cent since the start of the recession, according to a TUC analysis of official figures published today (Tuesday).
4 September 2012
TUC General Secretary to visit Derby College and cutting-edge manufacturers
TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber is set to visit Derby College and three of the county's cutting-edge manufacturers in what may be his last official visit to the East Midlands before he retires at the end of the year.
26 June 2012
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