Wolverhampton TUC Report for delegates MAY 2021
Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity
Rally and protest Queen Square 11am Saturday 15th May
We have called for a rally and protest on Saturday to mark Nakba73 and to show solidarity with the families in East Jerusalem facing eviction. All welcome.
Our Delegate meeting 7.15pm May 20th Palestine speaker, Tony Dubbins from Unite@8pm>
Our Researcher post for Wolverhampton links to slavery is still open to applications until May 30 https://wolvestuc.org.uk/index.php/history-of-wbdtuc/1060-seeking-a-researcher
Trades Councils conference 12 June online – any delegates would like to participate email email@example.com before noon Wednesday 9 June stating you’re from Wolverhampton TUC
First outing for the banner for over a year at UNITE’s protest outside the Tory MP’s office in Chapel Ash calling for legislation to outlaw Fire and Rehire. Sign the petition https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/575544
Dorothy Clarke, who many of us would have known as Dorothy Heath, passed away on the 2 May. Dorothy was formerly the long-time secretary of Walsall TUC and CATUC and TUCJCC rep, Midlands TUC Council member, lifelong trade unionist, GMB. Funeral Tuesday 25th May commencing at 12.30pm at Cannock Chase Crematorium, Cannock, WS12 3HJ.
WMDay 2021 virtual event short video https://youtu.be/eb5hxYIAlv4
May Day also went ahead online with Tim Martin performing live and quiz and speeches
branches affiliated for 2021: ASLEF, CWU, FBU, GMB X13, Musicians’ Union, NEU, RMT, UNISON City of Wolverhampton, UNISON Sandwell, UNISON Staffordshire, UNITE WM6150, UNITE WM5203 (Ret Mem), UNITE W’ton Homes, UNITE Community WM5115