Midlands Equality News 1
The front of the march sets off for Chesterfield May Day procession through the town. Speeches were held in Rykneld Square.
The Midlands TUC provides a voice for working people in the region. For up to date information on Midlands campaign events against the cuts visit the Midlands TUC blog.
Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team organised the Chesterfield Workers Memorial Day - illustrated by a table and empty chairs signifying those who have lost their lives and loved ones to asbestos.
The midlands TUC also provides the home for unionlearn in the region. Unionlearn provides a programme of accredited courses for trade union representatives whilst also promoting learning opportunities for trade union members. Visit unionlearn at: www.unionlearn.org.uk
Scenes from Chesterfield May Day celebrations
Workers Memorial Day commemorations
Workers Memorial day has been commemorated in all the large towns and cities across the Midlands. Below are images from two of them, Chesterfield and Corby.
Full Transcript of TUC Youth Unemployment Summit
The TUC's Local Organising project in the Black Country culminated in a Youth Unemployment Summit in Dudley College which brought together unions, employers, MPs, councillors, community workers and young people to debate how to put points of the TUC's Charter for a Future that Works into action to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment in the region
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