Monday, 3 October 2016

SERTUC activities and news

SERTUC activities and news

Cable Street 80 Sunday 9 October

12 noon rally in Altab Ali park, march, rally in St George’s Gardens plus many other community and political events and and

Cable Street Daredevil rides to Jarama

SERTUC Creative & Leisure Industries Committee

Is supporting the following events:
·        Imperial War Museum, PCS petition to end the use of private security contractors
·        Ritzy Cinema, BECTU struck over pay negotiations 24 September, follow progress on
·        NUJ at Newsquest south London titles are taking industrial action
·        Unison and PCS demonstration Saturday 5 November 12 noon opposing cuts to libraries, museums and galleries

Celebrating 50 years of the 1967 Abortion Act

SERTUC Women’s Rights Committee is supporting Abortion Rights’ events January 2017 to October 2018.

Trade union actions

NUT Ipswich and Banner Theatre

Ipswich NUT with Ipswich trades council present “The Great Chicago Teachers Strike” with Banner Theatre Tuesday 18 October 7pm, contact and see

NUT World Teachers’ Day Wednesday 5 October

With Amnesty International and Day-Mer 6pm London. Free, info here

ASLEF day for International Brigades – Dulwich Hamlet FC

Saturday 8 October “Dulwich Hamlet FC v Bognor Regis Town FC” Sponsored by ASLEF and HnH. £4 with a TU membership card see

Unite supporting a film for a piano to Havana

“In spite of everything” Friday 28 October 7pm, London

Trades Council actions

Peterborough trades council

·        Townsend Productions with play Dare Devil Rides to Jarama Wednesday 19 October 7.30pm £10/£8 book and info here
·        Peterborough Women’s Festival Saturday and Sunday 4-5 March Women and Education for more information

Battersea & Wandsworth Workers Beer Company

Celebrating 30 years of the Workers Beer Company

Redbridge trades council annual fundraising dinner

Tuesday 8 November 7pm with Sarah Jackson (co-author of Voices from History: East London Suffragettes) £15 07956 656 086

Hastings trades council with Unite

“STRUGGLE, a festival to celebrate the people’s fight for justice with music, speakers and poetry” Sunday 23 October 2pm with Ian Woodland Unite, Thee Faction and many more. Details from

Waltham Forest discussion forum

Monday 10 October 7.30pm “After the Labour leadership election, what next for trade unions” with Manuel Cortes TSSA, Linda Taaffe WF TC, Tom Taylor LP, Niki Fitzgerald BMA

Barnsley trades council Festival of Labour


HSE review of chemical regulations

The survey is here closing date Tuesday 18 October


Statement against CETA

Other actions/events

Equality & Human Rights Commission

Published a quarterly research newsletter, subscribe here

ASLEF day for International Brigades – Dulwich Hamlet FC

Saturday 8 October “Dulwich Hamlet FC v Bognor Regis Town FC” Sponsored by ASLEF and HnH. £4 with a TU membership card see

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign

·        Trade union briefing on Wednesday 2 November 5.30pm

Support the People of Turkey (SPOT) conference

Saturday 29 October 10am NUT HQ, London

Ruskin College, Oxford

·        BA International Labour & Trade Union Studies and MA Global Labour & Social Change starting in January 2017
·        Open day on Wednesday 19 October 6pm

Prostate Cancer UK quiz night

Venezuela Solidarity Campaign

Volunteers wanted for the AGM Saturday 15 October, Latin American Conference Saturday 26 November, and mailings Thursday 15 and 29 September email and see

Labour Behind the Label activist training

Saturday 29 October Birmingham, sign up here

NPC lobby Wednesday 2 November

Lobby of parliament Wednesday 2 November 12 noon plus rally in parliament

Marx Memorial Library events

·        Course “Trade Unions & Power” 1, 8, 15 November 7pm £30
·        17-30 October Remembering the International Brigades, two week festival
·        Tolpuddle Martyrs: save our history fundraising to preserve the Dorset papers covering the Martyrs 1834 to 1836

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