September 2000

W’ton, Bilston & District TUC Secretary’s Report Sept ’00
2000 affiliations: ASLEF, CWU(W.Midlands), CYWU, FBU, GMB(W70/Willenhall), GPMU, ISTC(Monmore Tubes), MSF Craft 13/D, MSF 0558, NASUWT, NATFHE(Bilston), NUT, POA, TGWU 5/748, TGWU 5/836, UNISON General, UNISON Health, UNISON Healthcare, USDAW. Affiliated membership: 11,524

Organic Cuba public meeting Thurday 12th October FOE, Allison St, Digbeth, B’ham 7-30pm, B’ham CSC

European Health & Safety week 16th-21st October

British Pensioners TU Action Assoc. Justice & Rights conference, Leicester Town hall 10-30 to 3-30-pm Sat 21st October.

October 10th/11th, NATO leaders are meeting at the ICC, Birmingham – an ideal opportunity to raise the issue of the role of NATO overseeing the ethnic cleansing of Serbs in Kosovo. CND are planning events.

The following current magazines and newsletters are available to delegates upon request:

National Abortion Campaign, TUIREG Iran Today
Voices – Iraq sanctions busting TUCND Cuba Si
Iran Today TUWorld (ICFTU) Liberty
TUReview MSF special Walsall WEA H&S

W’ton TUC work teams raised £1767.75 working on backstage bars at the main music festivals this year recruiting some new young TU members in the process.
There will be one more, the Radio 1 all-night dance event at Alexander Palace, London on New Year’s Eve. We will get £10.50/hour for every worker we bring and they will get free entry. Deadline for places is 22 November. Ring me for details.

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