SERTUC H&S Reps Conference – Friday 6 October 2017

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Fri 6 Oct 2017 – 10:00 to 14:30

TUC Congress House,
23-28 Great Russell Street, London

FREE ADMISSION (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)

SERTUC H&S Reps Conference:
“WHAT EFFECT WILL BREXIT HAVE ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELL-BEING IN THE WORKPLACE”
Stronger Unions – Safer Workplaces – Safer Communities

Guest Speakers:
Hugh Robertson, TUC Senior Policy Officer, Health and Safety
Marie Hughes, unionlearn Education Officer, London, East, South East
Jeff Cheeseman, ASLEF, H&S Rep at Norwood Depot
Anastasia Ahern, BECTU, H&S Rep at Royal Opera House
Charlotte Hall, Greater London Authority, Senior Policy Officer, Health
Paul Donaldson, HCSA, Honorary Secretary
Phil James, Middlesex University, Professor of Employment Relations
Sarah Friday, NAPO, National Officer
James Smith, UNISON South East, Regional Organiser
Tony Lampey, USDAW, H&S Rep at Tesco Distribution Centre, Crawley

This is an event for trade union health and safety reps and trade unionists interested in campaigning on health, safety and well-being issues at work or in the community.

Information about the venue:
Congress House is a fully accessible building.
Contact for further information:
There is no charge for attending this event.
PLEASE REGISTER: sertuc@tuc.org.uk or 020 7467 1220

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Map & Directions
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Link to SERTUC website & H&S Conference

 

International Workers’ Memorial Day

Workers’ Memorial Day 2017 event. Stratford, E15 Friday 28 April

A ceremony was held in Stratford to remember workers who lost their lives while at work. It was held at the Three Mills Green memorial to four local workers who lost their lives here.

A press release – “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” – was circulated by the TUC to mark the event.

Workers' Memorial Day Event 2017, Stratford. Union members with banners.
Workers’ Memorial Day Event 2017, Stratford

Peter Smith, NUT Divisional Secretary, said “We need to develop an anti-austerity campaign to ensure the Health & Safety legislation is properly funded and help avoid these unnecessary deaths at work in the future.”

UNISON Housing Association Branch Secretary, John Gray, said:
“Friday 28 April was International Workers Memorial Day. A day when trades unionists remember the 20,000 British and the 2.3 million deaths of workers worldwide who die prematurely every year in work related accidents or from occupational disease. Continue reading International Workers’ Memorial Day

NUT Benefits – Reminder

Your NTA Secretary, Peter Smith, would like to remind members of some benefits automatically available through NUT membership.

NUT Benefits & Services

All NUT members are covered by group insurance and support services including insurance cover for:

personal accidents

hospitalisation

personal property (inc spectacles)

malicious damage to motor vehicles in school or college premises

http://www.teachers.org.uk/benefits-and-services