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BTUC Delegate Meeting(zoom) Thursday 16th April 5 pm

Due to the Corona Virus pandemic all further delegates meeting will be online and not at our usual venue at the Council House.

This Thursday’s meeting will start with tribute to the front line workers in our National Health and Social care services.

The meeting will start at 5:00 pm

This will be an opportunity for us to share and discuss what we feel our governments should do now to ensure we remain safe through this crisis and that those providing us the services we are equipped with all the safety gear they need to help the sick among us without compromising their own safety.

Follow this link to join the meeting and share it widely.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81242712562?pwd=eWhONnN6MUJ0R1hqNjltZ0ZEL3I1dz09
However, if you cannot join using the link above on your smart devices, including laptops and computers, you can also join by ringing from your mobile or landline from one of the following numbers
0203 481 5237 United Kingdom
0203 481 5240 United Kingdom
0131 460 1196 United Kingdom
0203 051 2874 United Kingdom
Meeting ID: 812 4271 2562 and Password 013532
When you need to speak press * followed by 6 you will be un-muted and can speak when you are not speaking press * followed by 6 to mute avoiding unnecessary sounds into the meeting. 

May Day 2019 Celebrations in Birmingham

Birmingham Trade Union Council organised a day of speeches and performances marking May Day in Birmingham.

May Day Celebrations in Birmingham 2019
May Day Celebration WASPI speaker
May Day Celebration UNISON Care Worker speaking
May Day Celebrations Orgreave campaigner speaking
May Day Celebration 2019
May Day Celebrations 2019
May Day Celebration 2019

Jodie Stevenson speaking at the Birmingham May Day Rally 2017

Zahid Nawaz from PCS Union speaking at the May Day Rally 2017 Birmingham

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

150th Anniversary BTUC (1868-2016) Lee Barron speaking General Secretary Midlands TUC

150th Anniversary Birmingham Trades Council (1866-2016) Lynn Gregory speaking

150th Anniversary Birmingham Trades Council (1866-2016) Mary Pearson ex-President speaking

150th Anniversary Birmingham Trades Council Paul Mackney ex President of BTUC speaking

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