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TUC Organising Academy Diploma in Organising
The TUC Organising Academy DIPLOMA IN ORGANISING is a 20-day course delivered across five, four day modules and is aimed at union officers who are currently or likely in the near future to be carrying out an organising role within their union. The Programme covers the following modules; • Essential skills for organising • Research for organising • Campaigning 1 – strategy and tactics • Campaigning 2 – planning and communications...
09 November 2015 to 16 June 2016
Workers' Memorial Day Health & Safety Seminar
A seminar organised by Hartlepool Trades Council, supported by the Northern TUC organised to coincide with Worker's Memorial Day. Presentations include: Warnings Unheeded: A British Tragedy becomes a Global Disaster - Laurie Kazan-Allen, Coordinator, International Ban Asbestos Secretariat Full Circle - Dr Greg Deleuil, Medical Advisor, Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia The degradation of workplace health and safety in the UK and what can be done about it...
28 April 2016
Workers Memorial Day 2016 - Cardiff
Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don't die of mystery ailments, or in tragic "accidents". They die because an employer decided their safety just wasn't that important a priority. Workers’ Memorial Day (WMD) commemorates those workers. Workers' Memorial Day is held on 28 April every year, all over the world workers and their representatives conduct events, demonstrations, vigils and a whole host of other activities to mark the day....
28 April 2016
East Staffordshire International Workers Memorial Day
Please arrive for 11.30am. The service will begin at 12.00noon by the dedicated memorial tree and plaque. The plaque will be unveiled by RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash. Colleagues a then invited to a social event at Burton Caribbean Association, Uxbridge Street from 1pm where food will be provided along with a cash bar. Wreaths and union banners welcome. For more information please contact [email protected]
28 April 2016
Own the Future
This event is organised by We Own It. They are a campaigning organisation calling for public ownership of vital public services. Luckily, back in 2016, a group of innovative, inspiring individuals took one sunny Saturday out of their busy lives to start imagining the public ownership of the future. Looking around at the short term policies of their fellow humans, they started exploring longer term solutions. A vision for 2030 and a roadmap to get there. They tackled they...
07 May 2016
TUC 2016 Young Leaders Weekend
The TUC will be running the second Young Trade Union Leaders Weekend at the Thistle Hotel Bloomsbury, London on 14th...
14 May 2016 to 15 May 2016
What has membership of the EU done for Women?
A discussion event with Clare Moody MEP on what membership of the EU has done for women since the UK joined in 1973. Ahead of the Referendum on our membership of the EU, Clare is speaking at events across the South West as she thinks it is important that people have the opportunity to ask questions and are as well informed as possible about the most important decision that this country will make in a generation. Unlike at a General Election, the EU referendum is not a choice for the...
17 May 2016
South West Health & Safety Reps event
A regional event for health & safety reps, union reps and union officers. With the TUC's new Health and Safety and Organising guide out now this event is an opportunity for reps to get updates and discuss the health and safety issues facing them and the links to membership and participation. It's also a great chance to meet reps from workplaces across the south west. Speakers to include Hugh Robertson, TUC Senior Health & Safety Policy Officer, with more to be...
19 May 2016
Sponsorship opportunities at Wales TUC conference 2016
There are many opportunities for organisations to take part in this biennial showcase of the trade union movement in Wales. This guide sets out how you can network, influence opinion formers, educate and to raise the profile of your issue or your organisation at Wales TUC Conference 2016.
24 May 2016 to 26 May 2016

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