Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC                                      March  2010

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March 18thspeaker confirmed @WB&DTUC– Chris Smiles, Enterprise on recycling

Sat. 27th & Sun. 28th March;anti-fascist Weekend of Action; leafleting Wednesfield North meet 10.30am Wednesfield Methodist Church, 176 Wood End Rd, Wolverhampton WV11 1YJ

lunch provided –afternoon sessions 12.30pm      07932 797139

Thurs 1st April Pensioners TU Action Assoc. national day of action – We’re No Fools

Sunday 4th April – UAF counter-demo against 'English Defence League' march in Dudley (07736 814442 (Dudley TUC) for details

Sat.10thApril    DEFEND THE WELFARE STATE & PUBLIC SERVICES march/rally

London - Contact us if you wish to join Wolverhampton UNISON have provided a coach for the day.Depart 8.15am Falkland St. coach park – you must 554096 to book place

This will be a major event just before the elections; it will put down a marker to the next government that the welfare state and public services are important to all of us and must not become a casualty of the economic crisis. 

Sat. 17th April- Regional mobilisation – a HNH coach will be picking up in Wolverhampton to go to Stoke to help their priority campaign.

07932 797139 to book place

 

26 April – Hope not Hate Union Monday, encourage trade unions to do some campaigning – we’ll have materials available. 07932 797139

Wed 28th AprilWorkers’ Memorial Day –1,000 spare flyers for branches to use

Sat. 1 May Wolverhampton May Day annualevent anti-fascist theme

Thurs 6 May council elections – vote to stop any fascist candidates

WB&DTUC affiliated union branches 2010:        

ASLEF, ATL, Community Hall Palm & 4333 branches, CWU W’ton, CWU WMids& Worcs, NASUWT, NUT, POA, UCU (College), UNISON General, UNISON Healthcare, UNITE 3120M, 5/748, 5/998, 5/836, 0758M & CYWU branches.

 

###other 2010 branch affiliations to the Trades Council are now overdue####

Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC                                      February 2010

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Officers elected at AGM:   Treasurer: John Grant (UCU)          Auditor Ade Turner (UNISON)

President: Dave Cole (NUT)                      Vice-President: Marie Taylor (CYWU-Unite)

Secretary: Nick Kelleher (UNISON)          Assistant Secretary: Marion Halfpenny (NUT)

Executive Committee: Brian Clarke (POA), Vera Kelsey (CWU), John Thomas (Community 4333)

 
 

 

 

Fri Feb 26th 7.30pm  Defend Jobs& Services Support People’s Charter

B’ham Council House room3/4 – speakers Jeremy Corbyn MP, Joe Morgan GMB, Salma Yaqoob Respect, Dot Gibson NPC - organised by Birm TUC

 

speaker confirmed @WB&DTUC March 18th  – Chris Smiles, Enterprise on workplace recycling

 

Pensioners TU Action Assoc. National day of action Thurs 1st April – We’re No Fools

 

DEFENDING THE WELFARE STATE AND PUBLIC SERVICES March and Rally Sat.10thApril

London - Contact us if you wish to join Wolverhampton UNISON or Dudley TUC coaches for the day

 

ASLEF, BECTU, CWU, FBU, GMB, NUJ, NUT, PCS, POA, RMT, TSSA, UCATT, UCU, UNISON, UNITE and USDAW are taking part. www.10410demo.co.uk 

 

This will be a major event either just before or just after the general election.

Either way it will put down a marker to the next government that the welfare state and public services are important to all of us and must not become a casualty of the economic crisis. 

 

Workers’ Memorial Day 28th April – we ordered 2,500 flyers and have 1,300 spare for branches to use – copies in mailing and on website – contact Secretary. Consultation outcome – see separate report

 

Hope Not Hate anti-fascist timetable:

6 March event aimed at women to coincide with International Women’s Day????

26/27 March - there will be another Weekend of Action in Wolverhampton

Sunday 4th April – UAF counter-demo against 'English Defence League' march in Dudley 

17 April - National Day of Action - encourage our activists to support an event in Stoke-on-Trent, a priority area. 

26 April - Union Monday, encourage trade unions to do some campaigning

 

Sat. 1 May Wolverhampton May Day annual event anti-fascist theme

 

Thurs 6 May council elections

Can anyone offer to help with any of the above?

Report on update of our history – a digital version of the current history first 125 years has been produced which needs proof-reading.

Contact Dave Cole NUT to volunteer to help complete the 150years edition.

 

Affiliations received:            

ATL, Community Hall Palm & 4333 branches, CWU W’ton, CWU WMids& Worcs, NASUWT, NUT, POA, UNISON General, UNISON Healthcare, UNITE 3120M, 5/748, 5/998, 5/836 & 0758M

 

###other 2010 branch affiliations to the Trades Council are now overdue####

  

 

Secretary's Annual report for the year ending 2009, looking forward to 2010 CLICK HERE