Secretary’s Report for DECEMBER 2018
2019 affiliation forms have been sent to branches – delegates please raise at your next branch meeting
Amazon protest – GMB. Wolverhampton TUC delegates joined the Rugeley protest led by GMB against conditions at Amazon. Other events took place around the country on Friday, 23rd November in support of workers being exploited and being put at risk of serious injury by Amazon
Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity plans the following events see www.wolvestuc.org.uk
Saturday 19th January 2019 – Protest against the UK-Israel Arms Trade HSBC Bank, Queen Square, 10am-12noon
Friday 8th February – Public Meeting with Beverly Momenabadi, Labour City Councillor, on her recent trip to the West Bank
Motion passed by WBDTUC October 2018 in support of UNITE taxi drivers after Alan Lewis spoke at our delegate meeting. It is to be discussed by the Midlands TUC Executive Committee.
TUC courses sign up now….for Jan 2019 start
Union Reps Stage 1 ten Mondays from Jan 2019 at Shrewsbury College & GMB Offices, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Health & Safety Stage 1 ten weeks 9am – 4pm ten Tuesdays from Jan 2019 at Shrewsbury College & GMB Offices, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
A new folk ballad about Mary Macarthur and the women chainmakers APR 9th 2019 – 7.30PM – NEWHAMPTON ARTS WOLVERHAMPTON http://wolvestuc.org.uk/index.php/6-articles/general-documents/932-rouse-ye-women The next annual Midlands TUC Chainmakers Festival, is Cradley Heath High Street on Saturday 6th July 2019, the largest celebration in Britain of women’s political history.