SERTUC newsletter 14


 

newsletter 14

TUC

A Future That Works TUC mass demonstration with rally in Hyde Park Saturday 20 October http://www.tuc.org.uk/economy/tuc-21056-f0.cfm The newsletter and twitter #mdobney will include further details as they are available

Action for Rail campaign launches Monday 28 May http://actionforrail.org/ events in Portsmouth, Canterbury, Andover, Battersea & Wandsworth, Southend, Euston, Reading, Southampton, Waterloo

An Invitation to hear Ged Kearney President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions Thursday 24 May 4pm Congress House http://www.tuc.org.uk/events/detail.cfm?event=3482 

Male under-employment has doubled in the last four years http://www.tuc.org.uk/economy/tuc-21009-f0.cfm

The 10 worst employment local authority areas, at no.2 Haringey (24 claimants to each vacancy), no.4 Lewisham (18), no.6 Lambeth (16), no.10 Medway (15). All local authority stats here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AovA13Rxrc3cdHktWWZ2Vk9lblpBcVg1dWZQb2E5SWc#gid=0

SERTUC 

Swimming against the tide SERTUC’s ninth survey of equality in trade unions available in hard copy from jadams@tuc.org.uk or pdf www.tuc.org.uk/sertuc 

Burston Strike School Rally Burston near Diss Sunday 2 September with Bob Crow RMT, Clive Lewis, Mark Serwotka PCS, Cath Speight Unite www.burstonstrikeschool.org.uk 

Trade union actions

NUT London Women’s Network event “Let’s talk about sex – what should we be teaching our children in schools?” 6pm Thursday 24 May at Hamilton House, London withDarinka Aleksic, Lisa Hallgarten, Ros McNeil contact Kiri Tunks London@nut.org.uk 

Trades councils actions

Southwark trades council public meeting Wednesday 13 June at 7pm with Jeremy Corbyn MP, Ted Knight, Remploy, Save our Nurseries Campaign contactsue.plain@southwark.gov.uk 

Lambeth trades council with Lambeth & Wandsworth Palestine Solidarity Campaign public meeting 7pm Thursday 14 June with Hugh Lanning PCS contact Anton Johnsonmabuse@mabuse.plus.com

Greenwich trades council is supporting the campaign against the placing of surface to air missiles in East London http://stoptheolympicmissiles.org/

King’s Lynn & District trades council series of Saturday talks Women for Change 11am  9 June Jacqueline Mulhallen, 14 July Bernadette Barclaykingslynnanddistricttradescouncil@hotmail.co.uk 

Other actions/information

Regional Labour Market Statistics May 2012 http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/subnational-labour/regional-labour-market-statistics/may-2012/stb-regional-labour-market-april-2012.html 

The 2012 George Edwards Memorial Meeting The School, The Village and The Farm” Saturday 7 July 2pm contact petermedhurst254@btinternet.com

Celebrating Health, Work and Well-being in the South East free event from 10.30am Tuesday 19 June in Guildford contact claire.williams@dh.gsi.gov.uk

International Brigades Annual Commemoration of the Brigades Saturday 7 July 12.30 with music and poetry http://www.international-brigades.org.uk/events.htm

London Hazards Fire Safety Training Day free events in Kingston upon Thames 8 June and Hayes 4 July http://www.lhc.org.uk/http:/www.lhc.org.uk/fire-safety-training-3?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=fire-safety-training-3

Coast to Capital local enterprise partnership area map and updated economic statistics http://www.coast2capital.org.uk/articles/map-of-coast-to-capital-area.html

Unison London Met has initiated a campaign to save the Women’s Library at London Metropolitan University http://savethewomenslibrary.blogspot.co.uk/

The Women Chainmakers Festival Cradley Heath, B64 6DU Saturday 9 June Midlands TUC aweaver@tuc.org.uk

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