October 2006

October 2006    Secretary’s Report     WB&DTUC

For all the latest info on local labour movement events, visit www.wolvestuc.org.uk


TU branches affiliated for 2006, (12,800 affiliated trade unionists):

Amicus-GPM, Amicus 3120M (Craft), Amicus 0758, ASLEF, ASPECT, Community(Hall Palm), CWU(W.Mids & Worcs), CYWU, FBU, GMB X13, NASUWT, NATFHE (University), NUT, TGWU 5/748, TGWU 5/836, TSSA, UNISON General, UNISON PCT


Saturday 21st October 9.30-4.30pm  – Latin America dayschool org. by UNISON but open to all trade unionists -Carrs Lane church rooms, Birmingham Centre.  speakers and workshops on Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba and Banana-link   FREE LUNCH !  register at daveauger@unisonplus.net


March & Rally in Wolverhampton
WB&DTUC has been asked by UNISON to help organise a march & rally in protest against continued cuts in NHS services and jobs. Our Region which has suffered from hospital closures, mass compulsory redundancies, reductions in beds, down grading, cuts in services and privatisation.

Residents, families, supporters and workers from the four Wolverhampton Council Older Peoples Homes will join the march. 10,000 signitures have been collected so far and the council has extended the consultaion period to early November.

Saturday 28 October 2006
Meet at West Park, Wolverhampton at 12 noon
march to the Civic Centre for a rally until 2 pm
speakers: Roger McKenzie, Midlands TUC,

Adrian Turner UNISON, Pete Lowe UNISON,

Nick Kelleher WB&D TUC

Call for all unions to support  & bring branch banners

WB&DTUC has printed 5000 leaflets – ring for supplies  or if you can  help with leafleting

 A dayschool to help you defeat the BNP and rebuild your local Labour Party.  Labour Friends of Searchlight  Saturday 11 November 2006     10.30am – 4pm TGWU Regional Office, Transport House, 211 Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1AY.  Registration for LP members: £10 payable to `Searchlight` to: Labour Friends of Searchlight PO Box 1576 Ilford IG5 0NG

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