Wolverhampton TUC Secretary’s report
SEPTEMBER 2022 Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC
mass rally for all the CWU strikers Thurs 8 Sept 12.30pm at Sun St Mail mail centre WV1A 1AA
Wolverhampton TUC will be there showing solidarity 115,000 postal workers will strike again for a proper pay rise from 4am Thursday 8th September,
through Fri 9th Sept to 4am Saturday 10th September; (postponed) pickets at Wolverhampton’s NW Midlands Mail Centre at Sun St ASLEF, the train drivers’ union represents 96% of drivers, will be on strike on Thursday 15 September in their dispute over pay. both have been postponed
RMT the railworkers’ union will also strike on Thurs 15 September as well as Saturday 17 September
supporters welcome at pickets
A number of our delegates supported further RMT strikes on 27 July, 18 and 20 August; ASLEF on 30 July and 13 August.
Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity Campaign 7pm Friday 23rd September Friends Meeting House Wolverhampton WV1 4PR ‘ISRAEL’S APARTHEID AGAINST PALESTINIANS
UCU rally/demo against the 500 job cuts at Wolverhampton University
2-4pm on Saturday 24th September in the pedestrian area between the university Harrison library and the Civic Centre (awaiting council permission)
President of UCU has agreed to speak.
Sunday 2 October, 1pm, Victoria Square, Birmingham organised by Midlands TUC and Peoples Assembly Against Austerity
annual Silk Mill march & rally in Derby Saturday 17th September no trains there though
TUC Webinar: Sickness absence – worker’s rights Wed, 21 Sept 2-3pm How can reps ensure their employer is managing sickness absence in a clear and fair way that is consistent with their equality responsibilities? read full event
TUC Webinar: Right to work checks – how to support migrant members new guidance to help reps better understand the new right to work checks process, to inform and support their migrant members 2-3pm Wed 12 Oct Read the full event.
TUC Webinar: Supporting workers with Long Covid Thursday 27 October – discussion where we’ll talk reps through the legal responsibilities their employer should have in place for supporting members with Long Covid, including introducing reasonable adjustments so members with Long Covid don’t face discrimination at work. Read the full event.