September 08

Secretary’s Report
Wolverhampton, Bilston & District Trades Union Council

September 2008

Saturday 13th Sept. Chainmakers’ festival, BCLMuseum + Bay City Rollers !

Wed 17th Sept 7pm Birmingham Council House B1 1BD – Asbestos in the West Midlands – the terrible Truth

WB&DTUC Thurs 18th Sept at the Civic Report-back from the TUC

Council pay dispute some of Britain’s lowest paid workers went on strike for 2 days in July because employers are asking them to take a pay cut.
Keep the pressure up & Join the march and rally for local government workers at the Labour Party conference, Manchester
Sunday 21st September
Free coach leaves probably 10am from Faulkland Street Coach Park, (next to Carvers on ring road)

Wed 22 Oct. TUC / Pensioners Convention state pension lobby of Parliament coach from Pipers Row organised by UNISON  554095 for details

We took the WB&DTUC banner on the August demo in Derbyshire against BNP festival:

We have an invite to speak on the Friday evening politics hour on Wolverhampton’s WCR FM. where we discuss political issues relevant to the city 7-8pm, date of our choice – volunteers?

A new website has been designed for us by LeftSpace, see
Please check it out

Provisional future speakers at our WB&DTUC meeting:
October – West Midlands Asbestos Support Group
November – Zapatista Solidarity

Save Sedgley Fire Station – see our website for the online petition

22 Affiliated branches 18,600 affiliated trade unionists

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