SERTUC newsletter 14


newsletter 14


A Future That Works TUC mass demonstration with rally in Hyde Park Saturday 20 October The newsletter and twitter #mdobney will include further details as they are available

Action for Rail campaign launches Monday 28 May 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 

Male under-employment has doubled in the last four years

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:


Swimming against the tide SERTUC’s ninth survey of equality in trade unions available in hard copy from or pdf 

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

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 

Trades councils actions

Southwark trades council public meeting Wednesday 13 June at 7pm with Jeremy Corbyn MP, Ted Knight, Remploy, Save our Nurseries Campaign 

Lambeth trades council with Lambeth & Wandsworth Palestine Solidarity Campaign public meeting 7pm Thursday 14 June with Hugh Lanning PCS contact Anton

Greenwich trades council is supporting the campaign against the placing of surface to air missiles in East London

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

Other actions/information

Regional Labour Market Statistics May 2012 

The 2012 George Edwards Memorial Meeting The School, The Village and The Farm” Saturday 7 July 2pm contact

Celebrating Health, Work and Well-being in the South East free event from 10.30am Tuesday 19 June in Guildford contact

International Brigades Annual Commemoration of the Brigades Saturday 7 July 12.30 with music and poetry

London Hazards Fire Safety Training Day free events in Kingston upon Thames 8 June and Hayes 4 July

Coast to Capital local enterprise partnership area map and updated economic statistics

Unison London Met has initiated a campaign to save the Women’s Library at London Metropolitan University

The Women Chainmakers Festival Cradley Heath, B64 6DU Saturday 9 June Midlands TUC


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