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Please be aware that contrary to some reports online, there is no London rally planned by the TUC on Monday 17 July. Sorry for any confusion.
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Committee Meeting dates 2017-18
Regional Council The SWTUC Regional Council meets four times a year. It is made up of delegates selected by each member trade union and trades union councils. Saturday 14 January, 10.30am - 1.00pm Quakers, Taunton 17 – 18th March 2017 (Annual Conference) Croyde Bay, Devon Saturday 24th June, 10.30am - 1.00pm Unite, Bristol Saturday 7th October, 10.30am - 1.00pm Guildhall, Plymouth Executive Committee The Executive...
01 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
SERTUC Women's Right Committee Annual Walking Tour - Tuesday 22 August 2017
SERTUC Women's Rights Committee in association with Go London Tours Battling Belles of Bow: In the Footsteps of Sylvia Pankhurst Tuesday 22 August 2017 This summer, our annual walking tour celebrating women in London takes us to Bow where we will follow in the footsteps of Sylvia Pankhurst whose statue will be unveiled next year in Clerkenwell Green. Sylvia chose east London as the starting point for her...
22 August 2017
Enforcing the Minimum Wage Briefing
This briefing is for union activists and officers who help low-paid workers secure their national minimum wage rights. Bill Adams, Regional Secretary of Yorkshire and the Humber TUC and Adrian Toomey, Education Officer will explain what the rights are, and how to get them enforced. To book your place to attend please follow this link to the event on Eventbrite
07 September 2017
Britain Still Needs A Pay Rise Regional Actions
Workers are £1200 a year worse off than 2008 Enough is Enough Join our campaign to say "Britain Still Needs A Pay Rise" *Details of local events will be added here as they are confirmed. Please contact Rob at [email protected] if you would like to participate in any of these events or to organise your own activity Events Beeston, 8 September, 12.00-14.00 Stafford, 13 September, 12.00-14.00 Worcester, 14 September, 12.00-14.00 Loughborough, 12 September, 12....
07 September 2017 to 21 October 2017
SERTUC Public Service Committee support: Exhibition - The Private Finance Initiative. How come we're still paying for this? – starts Monday 18 September 2017
Exhibition: The Private Finance Initiative. How come we're still paying for this? Starts Monday 18 September 2017 and closes Wednesday 27 September 2017 Opening times: Monday - Friday (09:00 to 19:00) The exhibition illustrates the range of PFI deals across different sectors in the UK, including schools, health, roads, prisons, housing, and refuse into power schemes. It provides an overview of the extent to which PFI has swallowed up public funds and channelled money...
18 September 2017 to 27 September 2017
Wales TUC Cymru Annual All Wales Equality Briefing
All Wales Annual Equality Briefing - an equality update for all trade union reps and officers Date: Wednesday 20th September 2017 Venue: The Conference Centre, Tŷ Dysgu, Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff/Caerdydd, CF15 7QQ Timings: 9.15 am to 4 pm Book your place: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AWEB17 What is the event about? This one-day event will provide an essential update on key equality issues for all trade union reps and union professional officers in Wales...
20 September 2017
Bite Size Briefing: Mental Health First Aid Lite
Session for trade union officers and all reps in the north east region. Half day course – externally credited. The MHFA Lite course is an introductory three hour mental health awareness course. By the end of the course you'll be able to: Define mental health and some common mental health issues Identify stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health issues Relate to people's experiences and support people in distress Look after your own mental health...
25 September 2017
SERTUC Race Relations Committee: A Tribute to Jayaben Desai - Monday 2 October 2017
This event is hosted by the SERTUC Race Relations Committee in conjunction with GMB. As one of the sacked women workers employed by Grunwick, a film-processing firm based in north London, Jayaben Desai fought for better pay, conditions and dignity for workers in 1976 and 1977, on behalf of 137 sacked and poorly paid Asian women. At first she and her fellow workers were not in a trade union, but after a visit to the Trades Union Congress, she and her work mates joined Apex, which...
02 October 2017
SERTUC H&S Reps Conference - Friday 6 October 2017
SERTUC H&S Reps Conference: “WHAT EFFECT WILL BREXIT HAVE ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELL-BEING IN THE WORKPLACE” Stronger Unions - Safer Workplaces - Safer Communities Guest Speakers: Hugh Robertson, TUC Senior Policy Officer, Health and Safety Marie Hughes, unionlearn Education Officer, London, East, South East Jeff Cheeseman, ASLEF, H&S Rep at Norwood Depot Anastasia Ahern, BECTU, H&S Rep at Royal Opera House...
06 October 2017
Rally and lobby of Parliament on fair pay for public servants
Join us in Westminster on 17 October, to tell our MPs that Britain’s dedicated public servants need a pay rise. For 7 years, government has restricted public sector pay rises to less than inflation - or nothing at all. But prices haven't stopped rising in that time, and inflation means nurses, firefighters, and other public servants’ wages are worth over £2,000 less than they were when the coalition government started in 2010. Pressure is growing on all sides...
17 October 2017