next WB&DTUC meeting
Thursday 20th June
venue Unite Office, 6 Victoria Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1LD next to bus station, over bridge from train station
Wolverhampton, Bilston & District Trades Union Council Delegate Meeting starts 7-15pm
- all trade union supporters welcome -
speaker at 8pm:
report from our delegates:
Marie Taylor & Nick Kelleher from the Midlands Trades Union Councils conference
Bob Simm (PCS) at the Bournemouth national conference of Trades Union Councils
James Wakins (personal capacity), Chair of Unite the Union's West Midlands Regional Labour Party Liaison Committee and standing for the Labour nomination for West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner
Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity Campaign
- Sat 15 June HSBC lobby Bridgnorth 43 High St, bus from Wolves 10-30am
- speaker Fri 28 June Musheir El Farra, Gaza Human Rights activist Friends Meeting House 6b Summerfield Road WV1 1PR 7pm for 7-30pm
- Sunday 7 July garden party fundraiser 2-30-5pm
- to get involved in local activity you can also contact the Wolves PSC directly:
- join Palestine Solidarity Campaign Wolverhampton on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/167943526632859/
Free Sunday afternoon entertainment for families in and around Wednesfield on Black Country Day organised by local trade unions.
TUC Women Chainmakers' Festival of Cradley Heath
The next annual Midlands TUC Chainmakers Festival, is
Saturday 6th July 2019, the largest celebration in Britain of women's political history.
11.00 - 20.00 | Mary Macarthur Gardens
This year the festival will also be revamped with all activities taking place in Mary Macarthur Gardens.
Stalls open from 11am with the new 'Leftfield Tent' opening at 12 noon. The Leftfield will feature activities for kids, as well as political debate, with panels exploring the role of women in trade unions and society and how to organise young workers.
The much loved theatrical re-enactment will take place at 2.30pm with a banner parade around Cradley Heath, before the main tent opens with speeches and music.
Headlining the festival is the Latin funk band Wara
petition in support of local UCU branch Sec
Sandwell College sacked UCU branch secretary Dave Muritu for gross misconduct after he wrote on a poster promoting the controversial Prevent programme. Muritu apologised for his actions but, although the college acknowledged that his actions didn’t bring the institution into disrepute, he was summarily dismissed. UCU believes such a heavy-handed and disproportionate response from the college had to be down to Muritu’s trade union activities.
full details plus the petition on
Wolverhampton's Universal Credit workers strike
Birmingham UNISON Home Care Workers
Victory for UNISON's 280 members who had been in dispute with Birmingham City Council , taking strike actoion over 17 months. They will keep their original jobs!
Why is this dispute so important?
Coal and Communities project
Wolverhampton Workers' Day - May Day Wednesday 1st May 2019
Wolverhampton Workers' Memorial Day
Sunday 28 April 2019
The next Wolverhampton Workers' memorial Day will be Tuesday 28th April 2020
12.30pm at the Workers' Memorial Day Tree, Cenotaph, St Peters Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1TS
everyone welcome, wreaths and trade union banners too
Venezuela Solidarity Campaign
We re-affiliated after discussing speach of Dr Francisco Domínguez National Secretary Venezuela Solidarity Campaign
Trade union courses locally 2019
Union Reps Stage 1 10 x Mondays 9 am – 4 pm
Health & Safety Stage 1 ten Tuesdays
Bus Pass - on tour
Don't lose your right to vote
register ready for the next elections
Police Spies Out of Lives
Unknown history of Wolverhampton Tinplate trade unionists
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