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Bite Size Briefing: Asbestos - The Hidden Killer
This interactive session for reps is designed to provide an insight into the risks from and the requirement to manage asbestos in schools.  Asbestos, ‘the hidden killer’ is present in over three-quarters of schools. It can be found almost anywhere in the fabric of a building, and is impossible to determine by sight. The briefing will cover the following and be delivered by Wayne Bates, Joint Union Asbestos Committee.         Common...
18 July 2016
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...
21 July 2016 to 17 February 2017
Cumbria Forum: Better Health At Work Award Launch
This Better Health at Work Award briefing session will look into workplace health and wellbeing in Cumbria and provide an introduction to the Better Health at Work Award; whilst also providing opportunity for discussion and networking.  Full details in attached invitation. In recognition of the workplace as an increasingly important setting for improving not only employee and business health, but public health in general; the North East and, as of April 2016 Cumbria, too, operates...
21 July 2016
Congress 2016
The policy making body of the TUC is the annual Congress which meets for four days each year during September. Each affiliated union can send delegates to Congress - the larger the union, the more it can send. At Congress 'motions' (resolutions for debate) are proposed and discussed. These form the basis of the TUC's work for the next year.
11 September 2016 to 14 September 2016
South West TUC Pensioners' Annual Conference
Organised by an elected committee of retired trade unionists, this conference provides an opportunity for delegates to consider the priority issues facing pensioners. Trade unions bring security and a better way of life to working people and those who have retired. Who should attend? The Pensioners Conference is open to all trade union pensioners. To attend as a voting delegate and be entitled to speak to a motion you will need to be endorsed by your own union or trades union council....
20 October 2016