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Gender, globalisation and poverty reduction course
This course is designed to build trade union capacity to act on international development issues. The course is for union reps who are interested in understanding how they can contribute to international development issues, either through their trade union or workplace. The course is three days long. The course will help you: understand the unequal impact of globalisation on men and women explore the ideas and policies that underpin a trade union approach to getting a better...
13 June 2017 to 15 June 2017
SERTUC International Affairs Committee - OPEN Meeting
SERTUC International Affairs Committee OPEN INVITE meeting Guest Speaker: Adrian Weir will report on visit to post-election Ecuador.  2017 marks the end of President Rafael Correa’s 10 year (2 x 5 year) term of office. He is succeeded by fellow AP leader Lenín Moreno. Arguably, the right wing resurgence in Latin America ends here! The decade of Correa is known as the Revolución Ciudadana (Citizens’ Revolution). Moreno is set to continue and...
15 June 2017
Living on the Edge - The rise of job insecurity in Britain
From zero-hour contracts to the gig economy, insecure work will be a major challenge for the next government. Join us for a free one-day conference on how policymakers, unions and civil society organisations can deliver decent work for everyone. We’ve got a great range of speakers, a Dragon’s Den session to find the best organising ideas, and workshops on employment rights, digital organising, enforcement, and young workers. Speakers include: Matthew Taylor, ...
26 June 2017
Unionlearn Annual Conference
Unionlearn invite you to attend our eleventh annual conference on Monday 3rd July 2017. The event will be held at Congress House in London and is entitled "Apprenticeships are Union Business" showcasing all the achievements over the past year, including ULR awards. A broad agenda will focus on skills development through learning of individuals and communities, meeting the needs of a modern workforce, and supporting high quality apprenticeships to boost social justice, productivity and...
03 July 2017
SERTUC Race Relations Committee: A Tribute to Jayaben Desai
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