Camden Trades Council

Uniting workers and communities in the London Borough of Camden

SERTUC activities and news

SERTUC trades councils conference

Stronger Unions – Stronger Trades Councils – Stronger Communities Saturday 31 October at Congress House, with Matt Wrack FBU, Kate Osamor MP and many more. Full agenda here https://sertucresources.wordpress.com/sertuc-events/

SERTUC unionlearn annual conference

Tuesday 3 November at Congress House, register at Aryan@tuc.org.uk Agenda here https://sertucresources.wordpress.com/sertuc-events/

SERTUC Women’s Rights Committee training seminar

Friday 27 November at Unite House London, with TU Bill, Abortion Rights, workshops and comedian. Full agenda here https://sertucresources.wordpress.com/sertuc-events/

SERTUC health & safety reps conference

Trade unions campaigning for better health, safety and well-being at work and in the community Friday 5 February 2016 at Congress House. Registration details here https://sertucresources.wordpress.com/sertuc-events/

SERTUC with ACAS conferences – note the dates

· London Thursday 4 February 2016

· East of England Monday 15 February 2016

 

 

TUC
Lobby of Parliament on the Trade Union Bill Monday 2 November – book a meeting with your MP, full details here https://www.tuc.org.uk/lobby-your-mp

 

 

Disputes/union actions
NUT and ATL in Berkshire

The Education Bill: What does it mean for Berkshire children? Saturday 14 November panel discussion (with Steve Madden BBC Berks, Max Hyde NUT, Kim Knappett ATL, Danny Dorling Oxford University, Jo Smith Fair Funding Campaign, Greg Wilton Bracknell Young Teacher) 3pm Reading, refreshments 5pm, Banner Theatre “Chicago, the great teachers strike 6pm http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/education-bill-what-does-it-mean-for-berkshire-children-tickets-18570840885?aff=affiliate1

NUJ Black History Month event

Honouring activist and journalist Claudia Jones. Tuesday 27 October 6.30pm London keynote speaker Clive Lewis MP. Full details here https://www.nuj.org.uk/events/claudi-jones-lecture-2015/

Unison Lambeth libraries demonstration

Saturday 7 November assemble 10.30 Windrush Square details here https://www.facebook.com/events/416783571848119/

 

 

Trades Council actions
Wisbech, March & District trades council

Film “Tony Benn: Will and Testament” Tuesday 17 November 7.30pm Wisbech £5 Q&A after the film, more info alitellshuskies@tesco.net

Lambeth trades council

Public meeting on the Trade Union Bill Monday 26 October 6.30 with speaker from the Institute of Employment Rights more info saratomlinson@hotmail.com

Greater London Association of Trade Union Councils

Conference Saturday 12 December 10am “London against austerity 2: Looking at pay” full info here http://www.glatuc.org.uk/news_detail1.php?id=240  

East London trades councils

Conference Saturday 14 November 11am “Defeat anti-union laws! Stop austerity” with Steve Hedley RMT, Michelle Cook Unite, Mick Houghton GLATC, Rob Williams NSSN contact 07486 047 978 or 07506 733 392

 

 

Other actions/events
Theatre: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Townsend Productions present this acclaimed two handed presentation of Robert Tressell’s classic book – running to 31 October in Peckham http://www.townsendproductions.org.uk/productions/the-ragged-trousered-philanthropists

Theatre: United We Stand

Townsend Productions present the story of Des Warren, Ricky Tomlinson and the Shrewsbury Pickets – 2 to 14 November in Peckham http://www.townsendproductions.org.uk/productions/united-we-stand

National Pensioners Convention

Parliamentary lobby on social care and pensions Wednesday 4 November 11.30 onwards, contact NPC 020 7383 0388

Schools Out UK: LGBT History Month

Theme: Religion, belief and philosophy Thursday 26 November Cambridge, all day and evening http://lgbthistorymonth.org.uk/showcase-set-for-november-26th/

Bishopsgate Institute – suffragette events

· Votes, Wages and Milk: the East London Federation of Suffragettes, talk by Sarah Jackson 7.30pm Tuesday 27 October £9/£7 http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/event/640/Votes-Wages-and-Milk-The-East-London-Federation-of-Suffragettes?&Keyword=&TypeID

· The Suffragettes who Demanded more than the Vote, 6 week course, Wednesday 2pm beginning 28 October, tutor David Rosenberg £103/£76 http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/course/2362/The-Suffragettes-Who-Demanded-More-Than-the-Vote?&Keyword=Keyword&Category=London&TimeOfDay=&

Working Class Heroes website

Article on the Ankara bombings in Turkey (scroll down) http://www.ruskin.ac.uk/work/other-vacancies.php and images of the demonstration here http://mayday.workingclassheroes.org.uk/gallery/34

London Unemployed Strategies

· Stand up for your rights Hard hitting video: a powerful voice for the unemployed of Southwark https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTIJPKxld-3UMp9O1qtaLUQ?feature=em-share_video_user

· The Welfare Charter developed with Unemployed Centres Combine, PCS, Unite Community http://londonunemployedstrategies.com/2015/09/16/welfare-charter-launched-at-tuc-congress-2015/

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign

An afternoon of Nicaraguan films Saturday 21 November 3pm £11.50/£6.50 details here http://www.nicaraguasc.org.uk/shop/filmshowtickets.htm

Campaign to save mental health services in Norfolk & Suffolk

Public meeting Monday 2 November 5.30pm Norwich including Guardian columnist Owen Jones http://norfolksuffolkmentalhealthcrisis.org.uk/2nd-november-2015-norfolk-2nd-anniversary-public-meeting-with-guest-speaker-owen-jones-uea-lt1-1730-1930/

 

 

Jobs
Ruskin College Oxford

More information here http://www.ruskin.ac.uk/work/other-vacancies.php

· Trade Union Research and Curriculum Development Officer fixed term to 31 July 2017

· Trade Union Education Development Officer fixed term to 31 July 2017

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