Morning Star AGM
Thursday 30th May 2013
7pm @ Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham B4 7SX
The 68th Annual General Meeting of Britain's only socialist daily newspaper.
Cradley Women Chainmakers' Festival
The ninth FREE TUC Chainmakers’ festival will be held on Saturday 8th June 2013 in Bearmore Mound Playing Fields, Cradley Heath, B64 6DU
next WB&DTUC meeting
7.15pm Thursday 20th June 2013 delegates & all interested trades unionists invited
CND condemns Trident Replacement
PUBLIC MEETING - SCRAP TRIDENT Speaker: BRUCE KENT
Sunday June 9th 3.30pm
Friends Meeting House, Corporation lane, Cotton Hill, Shrewsbury SY1 2NU
Bedroom Tax Protest
Join up to the new Wolverhamton Against the Bedroom Tax Facebook campaign.
BRIEFING for FULL-TIME OFFICERS and SENIOR CONVENORS
Friday 21 June 2013
ORGANISING FOR THE FUTURE!
The Midlands TUC invites you to an essential briefing on young workers and their employment rights.
BNP, far right and nationalist candidates all lose heavily
Halesowen trade unionists sacked
HALESOWEN 4 CAMPAIGN
1st May Wolverhampton Workers' Day
Thursday 1st May 2014 wil be our next Wolverhampton Workers Day from 7pm @Pegasus, WV6 0QQ
Wolverhampton Workers' Memorial Day
Over a dozen trades union councils organised Workers Memorial day events in the Midlands this weekend.
60 attended Wolverhampton's 22nd annual commemoration event; wreaths were laid by FBU, UNISON General, UNISON University, UCATT, PCS, CWU & WB&DTUC
Ivan Monkton UNITE NEC spoke on Agricultural Workers' safety and the abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board and it's affect on rural poverty.
Warinder Juss (GMB/Thompsons) called for the defeat of the government in order to re-establish the basic health and safety rights that the Tories and Liberals have already cut or still plan to.
Marie Taylor (CYW-UNITE & President WB&DTUC) remembered the 350 so far found dead at the Bangladesh garment factory that had been producing for Primark, Matalan and Mango UK stores.
Rob Marris (NUT) lambasted the governmemnt's announced threat to the Health & Safety Executive and delivered a speech by Steve Witton (UCATT) highlighting the high level of construction industry deaths
Rev.Bill Mash of the Black Country Urban Industrial Mission gave a sermon particularly remembering those affected by industrial disease.
Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living
History of Wolverhampton, Bilston and District Trades Union Council 1865-1990
Trade union courses in Wolverhampton 2013
TUC courses will be delivered at: Bilston Campus, Wellington Road, Wolverhampton WV14 6BT sign up now.....
UNION REPRESENTATIVES STAGE 1
HEALTH & SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES STAGE 1
Justice for the Shrewsbury 24 Pickets
a personal appeal to the labour movement from Ricky Tomlinson:
I am writing to ask you to sign my Downing Street e-petition. The link is: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/35394
The deadline for signatures is 27 June 2013 so please sign right away.
We need 100,000 signatures.
National Minimum Wage rates increase
from 1stOctober 2013:
Action For Rail
Wolverhampton, Bilston & District Trades Union Council helped organise 14 volunteers from RMT, UNITE, UNISON & ASLEF who gave out over 1,000 postcards to send to MPs between 6.30 and 8.30am at Wolverhampton Railway Station on 27th March - a great response.