Wolverhampton Workers' Memorial 2021
Wolverhampton Workers' Memorial Day Wednesday 28th April 2021 12-30pm
TUC-Morning Star post-pandemic conference
next WB&DTUC meeting
online Zoom delegate Meeting
Thursday 20th May 2021
starts 7-15pm visitors welcome as observers
at 8pm:public meeting speaker
UNISON Sandwell Leisure Trust dispute
Sandwell Leisure Trust is planning to dismiss all employees to then re-engage on inferior terms and conditions to those negotiated nationally by their unions.
Justice for the Shrewsbury 24 Pickets - after 50 years
Further details on https://www.
This is a victory for all trade unionists.
We never gave up.
Black History in schools
Wolverhampton TUC is currently working with Wolverhampton Council to get a copy in each school and library in Wolverhampton.
Don't lose your right to vote
If you don't think that the Tory advice to "bring your own pencil" is enough to keep you safe, don't miss out voting on Thursday May 6th 2021
or GET a POSTAL VOTE and STAY SAFE
register ready for the next elections
NATIONAL STRIKE BY GMB MEMBERS AT BRITISH GAS
OVER ‘FIRE & REHIRE’ CUTS IN PAY
Loyal workers have been provoked into this strike by CEO of profitable company and now they will make their voices heard, says GMB Union
Tory attack on Wolverhampton Key Workers
New analysis published (5/2/21) by the TUC reveals the economic hit to Wolverhampton from government plans to cut pay rises for key workers in the public sector.
For the year April 2021 to March 2022:
Wolverhampton North East 6,560 public sector workers will lose £4.2million, the 27th hardest hit constituency in England (Conservative MP)
Wolverhampton South West 2,834 public sector workers will lose £1.8million (Conservative MP)
Wolverhampton South East 1,898 public sector workers will lose £1.2million (Labour MP)
Trade unionists: Let's vaccinate Britain
Let's vaccinate Britain - time for trade union members to step up.
The way we get out of this pandemic is to get everyone vaccinated as soon as possible. That’s how we make sure workplaces are safe and get the chance to start rebuilding our country.
Black Lives Matter
TUC Women in Leadership Course
Women in Leadership - 2021 Programme
The 2021 TUC Midlands Women in Leadership course is now open to applications
- Dec 2020 16,795 are now claiming unemployment related benefits in Wolverhampton, 7,000 more people than at the start of the pandemic.
- 3,235 are18-24 years old, and 18% of males in this age group.
TUC Women Chainmakers' Festival of Cradley Heath
2021 virtual Chainmakers festival will be Sat 3rd July
Your legal right to a safe place of work
Your employer is obliged under the law to provide you with a safe place of work.
current national lockdown rules in force across the UK: You may only leave your home for work if you cannot reasonably work from home.
Employers expected to "take every possible step"to make this happen.
Is your workplace COVID-Secure? Help test a new TUC risk assessment website
Can you help us test and develop a new TUC website to keep workers safe as our workplaces start up again after lockdown?
Union campaigning won a new government duty on employers to conduct Covid-Secure risk assessments if they have more than 5 staff. The guidance says they should also publish these on their websites if they have 50 staff.
But as there’s no central directory reporting on them, very few employers so far are publishing them, and we fear many are ignoring their duties altogether.
Morning Star the left's daily paper, is co-operatively owned by it's readers and essential reading for all trade unionists