Report for delegates December 2021

Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC

Report for delegates December 2021

Our Delegate meeting 7.15pm Thursday 16th December 2021

Strike News:

Sandwell Leisure Trust (UNISON) next day of strike action Tuesday 14 December pickets will be

outside Tipton Leisure Centre, Alexandra Road 7am-9am

& outside Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane 6:30am–9am

GMB – long-running strike at Serco Sandwell involving more than 130 refuse workers has ended after the firm committed to cleaning up its public Household Recycling Centre. More than 90 per cent of worker voted to accept the firm’s offer to make the Shidas Lane site safe. The deal also included a pay rise and moving many agency workers onto permanent contracts.

Victory for the eight-week “Fire and Rehire” strike at Clarks Community Union/Clarks Joint statement

We are now sending out 2022 affiliation forms and nomination papers for officers for next year to branch secretaries. Form download at

The branches which affiliated for 2021 were: ASLEF, CWU, FBU, GMB X13, Musicians’ Union, NEU, PCS (DWP), RMT, UCU University, UNISON City of Wolverhampton, UNISON Sandwell, UNISON Staffordshire, UNITE WM6150, UNITE WM5203 (Ret Mem), UNITE WM7085 W’ton Homes, UNITE Community WM5115