March 2003 Secretary`s Report Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC,
2003 Affiliates: ASLEF, Amicus-MSF 0758, Amicus MSF 13/D Craft, CWU(W.Mids & Worcs.),CYWU, FBU, GPMU, NASUWT, NATFHE(Bilston), NUT, TGWU 5/748, TGWU 5/836,UNISON General, UNISON Healthcare – affiliated 10,800 trades unionists
a few branches are still to register, please send in affiliation forms ASAP
WE WANT TO STOP THIS WAR but if WAR BREAKS OUT
In the evening of an attack there will be a rally in Queen’s square, Wolverhampton at 6pm. Bring placards and banners
The following Saturday there will be a national demonstration in London.
Wolverhampton REC and Special General Meeting Mon 17 March called to validate the EC decision to close the REC
Midlands TUC Public services conference 21st March, Nottingham
The NUT is setting up a Cuba Solidarity Group in Wolverhampton.
First meeting Monday 24 March at 7pm in the NUT office at the Graiseley Centre, Pool Street
CSC AGM April 5th London – delegate needed
Monday 28th April Workers Memorial Day
service, speeches and balloon release. 249 black and purple balloons will be released to commemerate all those killed while working last year.
SPONSOR A BALLOON 60p each, tickets will be attached to each balloon with info on WMDay and the trade union sponsoring the balloon.
Thursday 1st May – May Day Festival, Dunstall Hill Community Centre 7-10.30pm
PSC national demo London 17 May
Birmingham TUC`s long awaited Union Club has opened
Bread & Roses
cheap beer and food in a trade union environment and sells Havana Club not Bacardi
Paradise Place, RHS exit revolving doors from Paradise Forum, Central Library
towards Broad St and Birmingham Rep Theatre