NEU AdviceLine – new phone number

NEU logoPlease note that there has been a change to the telephone number of the union’s national telephone AdviceLine.

NEU AdviceLine
The phone number for the NEU AdviceLine is
0345 811 8111.

Email: nutadviceline@nut.org.uk.

These details are always available on our own website, on our “Get Help” page.

 

Garment Workers’ Rights Event

Message from War On Want via the TUC:

War On Want logo. Black and white words saying "War On Want", written on red background.This year marked the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy where 1,100 Bangladeshi garment workers, mostly women, were killed when their factory building collapsed. They had been producing clothes for some of the UK’s high street fashion brands.

To mark this, War on Want is hosting a one-off panel discussion on Rana Plaza, the Bangladesh Safety Accord and key issues for garment workers’ rights.

Registration necessary. Join us.

Photo of Bangladeshi women and men holding banner and protesting.

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Schools being rebuilt without fire sprinklers

From the NEU Circular to Officers:

NEU and the Fire Brigades Union wrote a letter to Damian Hinds about schools being rebuilt without fire sprinklers and the serious consequences this could have for pupils and teachers. Grenfell Tower should have been a defining moment in the way we view safety in public buildings but it seems that health and safety is still seen as an opportunity to cut corners and save money.

SERTUC H&S Reps Conference – Friday 6 October 2017

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SERTUC

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

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