next WB&DTUC meeting
Thursday 18th September 2014 7.15pm delegates & interested trades unionists and those interested in joining a union are invited @Civic Centre
Demonstrate at 2014 Tory conference
march and rally at the Conservative Party Conference 11.30am
Sunday 28 September 2014, Victoria Square, Birmingham
and Midlands TUC free Hard-up Festival 11am-4pm Victoria square
Dave Prentis, UNISON general secretary
Mark Serwotka, PCS general secretary
Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary
Gerard Coyne, UNITE west midlands regional secretary
Lee Barron, Midlands TUC regional secretary
SATURDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2014
SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO - SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
Pensioners Against the Tories
Wednesday 1st October
is International day of Older People. It will coincide with the last day of the Tory Party Conference
Join us in Birmingham to give the Tories a send-off they’ll remember!
Birmingham Broad Street 11am-1pm
Trade union courses in Wolverhampton 2014
TUC courses sign up now.....for September 2014
Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Solidarity with those arrested for Roof top protest at Israeli arms factory
DROP THE CHARGES ON THE SHENSTONE 9 STOP THE ARMS TRADE WITH ISRAEL
Monday 6th October 9am @ The Court House, Wolverhampton Road, Cannock, WS11 1AT
14 October mass national strike
The next national strike will be Tuesday 14th October
Britain needs a pay rise – TUC mass demonstration
Saturday 18 October 2014
TUC is to organise a mass demonstration in London under the banner of Britain Needs a Pay Rise.
book your seat on our coach from Wolverhampton now
Local Govt. Pay Claim LATEST
Unions to strike over pay Tuesday 14th October
Unions representing over a million local government workers – GMB, UNISON and Unite – have agreed to escalate their dispute over pay with a campaign running into the autumn.
National Minimum Wage rates increase
from 1stOctober 2014:
The Living Wage is £7.65/hour outside London.; this will be updated in November 2014
Paying the living wage would mean a £254 million boost to public finances from the West Midlands
Action For Rail
Wolverhampton TUC, Unison, NUT and PCS members helped.
Action for Rail and rail campaigners organised a day of action on the day when the inflation figure used to calculate increases in regulated fares, like Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets, were announced.
Announced: Rail fares will rise 3.5% well ahead of wage rises
Wolverhampton Council - NO cuts NO privatisation
Remember, remember the 5th of November; stop councillors giving workers the chop.
lobby of full council will take place outside council chamber level 4 civic centre Wolverhampton
from 5pm to 5.30pm on Wednesday 5th November 2014 led by UNISON members from the Neighbourhood Warden Service who collected over 4,000 signatures from local council tax payers to force the council to debate the issue. They will do this immediately after this lobby. Spaces in the public gallery of the council chamber will be available.
They are expected to be joined by other workers under threat including disabled workers from Old Tree Nursery.
Firefighters to strike
NUT Stand up for education – stand up for teachers STRIKE Thursday 10th July
Black Country People’s Assembly
People's Assembly national demonstration