November 2011

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          Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC   Secretary’s Report    November 2011             


‘pay more’,  ‘work longer’ and ‘get less’

or join the largest British strike since the 1926 General Strike.


Action on Pensions—help needed ring Nick 07932 797139

Thurs 17th  Nov. 7.15pm   WB&DTUC discussion on Nov.3o @Civic


Simultaneous TU stalls:

Saturday 26th November 10.30am til 12.30

Bilston High St


Saturday 26th November 10.30am til 12.30

Wednesfield High St


leafleting Wolverhampton commuters

7.30am Monday 28th November Railway/Bus station

7.30am Tuesday 29th November Railway/Bus station


(& Wed 30th Railway/Bus station – 7.30am?)


Tuesday 29th November – Stewards/activists meet on/outside civic centre outside car park

at 5pm and 6.30pm to put up strike placards on workplace gates in readiness for morning in places where picket lines not needed.


Wolverhampton rally and demoWednesday November 30th:

11am assemble outside Civic Centre, after morning picketing

Azaad Dhol Players

11.15am to 11.30, short speeches from local leaders of striking unions

 Short demo around town from civic

12noon outside Civic final rally until 12.15pm


 West Midlands regional march and rally in Birmingham on November 30th from 12.30 @ National Indoor Arena. Brendan Barber to speak.


The latest  Programme of Work for Trades Union Councils encouraged us to work together with local Peoples’ Charter organisations (we are affiliated to Peoples Charter). 

With this in mind an organising meeting has been arranged with an open invitation from Bob Crow to trades union councils.

Saturday December 10th  1pm3pm at The Waterfall Bar, Midland Railway Institute Building, Railway Terrace, Derby, DE1 2RU (directly opposite Derby Railway Station).


TUC’s Chainmakersmotion passed at last month’s meeting won’t be debated at the West Midlands County Association of TUCs until Dec3rd, after the Midlands TUC discusses it. It has been copied to some members of the executive.

Rob Johnston new Midlands TUC Secretary to speak at December 15th meeting 

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