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Yorkshire and the Humber TUC AGM and Conference 2015
Yorkshire and the Humber TUC AGM and Annual Conference 2015 The annual union gathering will consider the implications of the General Election as well as hear from a range of diverse speakers, consider motions and elect a new Executive and officers. Speakers will include: • Gerry Sutcliffe, MP for Bradford South • Paul Nowak, Assistant General Secretary of the TUC • Tosh McDonald, ASLEF President • Harry Leslie Smith, Activist and author of...
28 March 2015 to 29 March 2015
Midlands TUC Trades Councils Conference
The 16 Trades Union Councils that are part of the Midlands Region TUC are holding their annual conference on Saturday 28th March 2015 at the Unite East Midlands Regional Office in Pride Park Derby. Debates, workshops and campaigning will be discussed as will the work plan for Trades Councils in the Midlands. Each Trades Council can send 2 delegates and visitors are more than welcome so do join us on 28th March in Derby.
28 March 2015
United We Stand
The Birmingham and West Midlands GMB is sponsoring the 'United We Stand' play on the Shrewsbury Pickets on Monday 30 March. The details of the event: West Bromwich Town Hall @7.30pm Tickets ONLY : £5.00 Box office: 0121 5042917/ Online: https://eventbrite.co.uk/event/5680332026/ Description of the play: In the 1960s and 70s the UK’s building companies were making millions re-building the country, but building workers faced the most dangerous working conditions and...
30 March 2015
TUC Black Workers Conference
The TUC Black Workers Conference is held annually and debates the major issues facing black workers in the labour market. It is attended by delegations sent by trade unions affiliated to the TUC.
17 April 2015 to 19 April 2015
Health and Safety Conference
Midlands TUC Health and Safety Conference Date: 28 April 2015, 10:00–15:30 Place: Transport House, UNITE, 211 Broad Street, Birmingham, B15 1AY The issue. Health and Safety in the workplace is fundamental yet is currently under attack. The event. To mark International Workers Memorial Day on April 28th, the Midlands TUC is organising a Health and Safety conference in conjunction with West Midlands Hazards Trust, Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team and Thompsons Solicitors Who...
28 April 2015
Workers Memorial Day 2015
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 2015
2015 Chainmakers Festival
The Festival celebrating an historic strike by Women Chainmakers will return to Cradley Heath in July 2015. The Chainmakers festival will be held on Cradley Heath High Street - the iconic heart of the famous struggle where the Chainmakers worked and lived - and fought their successful ten week dispute to secure a minimum wage for their sector. A family friendly street festival involving market stalls, fun fair rides, speeches, street theatre, music and debate, the 2015...
12 July 2015
TUC Congress
Congress 2015 will be taking place at The Brighton Centre 13-16 September
13 September 2015 to 16 September 2015