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BTUC May Day Rally 2nd May 2020 Birmingham

BTUC May Day Public Meeting(Zoom) Saturday 2nd May 2 pm

Birmingham Trades Union Congress is holding a zoom meeting on Saturday the 2nd of May 2 pm

The meeting is held under unprecedented circumstances with most of the country under lock down. Over 27000 deaths attributed to the corona virus over a month. Our health services unable to cope and health workers workers life threatening conditions because of lack of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

Main speakers will discuss our social and health care services and their dire state as a consequence of a decade of austerity and how we should help rebuild these services post corona crisis.

Please join us to discuss how the Trade Union and Labour movements should respond to these conditions.

You can join the meeting by following instructions below.

To join the meeting click here

Alternatively use the Meeting ID: 881 7606 4453 and Password: 022130 within zoom to join the meeting.

Alternatively, ring one of the numbers below

0203 481 5240 and use the meeting credentials below to join (note you will not have any video available
Meeting ID: 881 7606 4453
Password: 022130

Silence for International Workers Memorial Day

Please Join us wherever you are for a minutes silence remembering workers who have died because of work related issues

Many workplaces around the country, including the Midlands, are organising a commemoration, with the permission of employers where possible, ranging from a simple minute’s silence to a short, socially-distanced, meeting appropriate to that workplace.

Please join in, wherever you are, whatever you can do.

BTUC Delegate Meeting 2019 General Election Results why and their consequences

Michael Roberts speaking on the General Election results and its consequences on the Trade Union, Labour and Working classes
Continuation – Michael Roberts on General Election Results
Continuation Michael Roberts – General Election 2019

New year message from President BTUC Ian Scott

Anti-austerity Campaigners talking about defending services in Birmingham

Birmingham Trades Union Council 2017 May Day Rally 29th April 12:30 pm

 12.30 pm Saturday 29th April: committee rooms 3 and 4

Council House Victoria Square B1 1BB 

Speakers

         Frank Keogh,  UNITE Health sector

         Patrick Highton, Birmingham Keep NHS Public

         Stephen Brown, Musicians Union regional secretary

         Neil Vernon, formerly branch secretary Birmingham UCATT (now part of Unite)

         Gill Ogilvie, regional organiser GMB on school funding cuts

          Speaker from the Friends of the Birmingham Libraries

The speakers will discuss the crisis in the NHS, the massive cuts in funding for local schools leading to widespread redundancies of classroom assistants and teachers and the destruction of Birmingham’s library service. Neil will be speaking about the use of umbrella companies to exploit employees. There will be plenty of time for discussion from the floor. 

Refreshments will be provided and unions and political campaigns are invited to have stalls at the event.

For further details and to book a stall contact the Birmingham TUC secretary:

btucsec@hotmail.com

RMT in dispute with Railway employers on Guards and safety of train users