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TUC Leading Change Programme 2016/17
The TUC launched ‘Leading Change’, a training and development programme aimed at senior trade union officers in leadership positions in 2004. Since its launch, over 150 senior union officers have completed the programme. The programme, which will be delivered in partnership with the Birkbeck University and the Labor & Worklife programme at Harvard University, is a comprehensive package of training, discussion and support spread across four modules delivered over a 9 month period...
21 July 2016 to 17 February 2017
Unionlearn Supporting Learners Event
Featuring guest speakers, updates from unionlearn on workplace learning and examples from Union Learning Representatives (ULRs) and unions on their work on Learning and Skills, ULRs, officers and reps are invited to get together for the day and exchange their experiences and ideas. With activities planned on supporting learners, initial learner assessments, social media, online learning, and more there’ll be something for all ULRs and reps on the programme. Please book early to...
31 January 2017
People and pensions: a decent retirement for all
Virtually all aspects of pensions will come under scrutiny in 2017. We can expect the outcome of a review of state pension age, a Green Paper on defined benefit pensions, and a review of automatic enrolment. But despite all this activity we are far from ensuring that all workers will receive adequate incomes in retirement. It is therefore vital that trade unionists remain a strong and informed voice on pensions issues. The TUC pensions conference taking place at Congress House in...
01 February 2017
Stand Up to Racism Trade Union Conference
The 2016 TUC Congress expressed concern over the rise in racism following the vote to leave the European Union and called on the TUC to organise a trade union anti-racism march.  The General Council decided that in order to maximise support for such a demonstration the TUC should support and co-ordinate trade union efforts to mobilise for the UN day match and rally which the TUC and trade unions have supported since its inception in 2012. The TUC are working with Stand up to Racism to...
04 February 2017
Unionlearn Supporting Learners Conference
Featuring guest speakers, updates from unionlearn on workplace learning and examples from ULRs and unions on their work on Learning and Skills, ULRs, officers and reps are invited to get together for the day and exchange their experiences and ideas. With activities planned on supporting learners, initial learner assessments, social media, online learning and more there’ll be something for all ULRs and reps on the programme. Please book early to guarantee your place. This event is...
07 February 2017
Union learning and skills in post-Brexit Cornwall
Cornwall, as one of the poorest counties in the UK, has received a lot of EU cash including money to support learning initiatives and skill development. What will happen after Brexit? Cornwall’s leaders are pressing the Government to guarantee the money that comes from the EU. This event will hear updates on this and learn about other union initiatives around learning and skills including exciting new plans for on-line rep training that will suit those who find it difficult to attend...
10 February 2017
Climate Refugees’ - The Climate Crisis and Population Displacement: Building a Trade Union and Civil Society Response
Climate change is devastating peoples’ lives and livelihoods and whole economies, and is a growing concern to trade unions for whom effective responses are now a fundamental issue of justice - economic, employment and income security. Yet people displaced from their homes have no legal status in international law, and are vilified as 'economic migrants'. The overwhelming majority are given safe haven by other poor countries, whilst in the West, racism and xenophobia are leading to...
11 February 2017
SERTUC Public Services Committee Health Conference - Saturday 25 February 2017
SERTUC Public Services Committee Health Conference                     NHS in Crisis – How do we sustain its future?    Guest Speakers to be confirmed The NHS is facing an ever worsening financial situation right across the SERTUC Region. That can only mean more cuts to services and staff. Congress 2016 called on TUC affiliates to: make the case for increased...
25 February 2017
Midlands TUC Annual Conference
The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Midlands TUC Regional Council will be held at Austin Court in Birmingham
25 February 2017
SERTUC LGBT History Month - Monday 27 February2017
SERTUC LGBT Network OPEN invite to mark LGBT HISTORY MONTH Monday 27 February 2017 6.30 – 9.30pm, TUC Congress House Performers and Guest Speakers to be confirmed This is an important year to mark as the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Act that gave partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England & Wales. Although persecution of homosexuals continued and equality was only reached properly in 2004 - it was a landmark. The SERTUC LGBT Network believe that...
27 February 2017

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