♥unions week 8 – 14 February 2016
BATTERSEA AND WANDSWORTH TRADES COUNCIL
BWTUC are holding a demonstration outside the Tory party offices in Wandsworth
4 Summerstown, London SW17 0AY
Nearest tube is Tooting Broadway then a 10 minute walk (any problems please call me for directions)
(Meeting place: outside the café ‘Toast’ on the round about (658 Garratt Lane
London, SW17 0NP))
TUESDAY 9th February @12pm
The mobilization is intended to: Celebrate the achievements of trade unions and raise our profile in the public domain and the workplace, Offer an opportunity to promote trade union membership to non-members, and indeed for non-members to seek out trade union reps and find out more about the benefits of trade union membership,Highlight again the spiteful intent and purposes of the government’s Trade Union Bill.
Key calendar dates that week:
- The campaign runs from 8 February until 14 February 2016
- 8th February; please put up a poster in your workplaces or window and to use the art work in social media.
- 9th February the TUC is organising a ‘Big Workplace Meeting’ at 12.30.
- 11th February there is a ‘Join a Union’ day when trade union reps are urged to speak to non-members about the benefits of trade union membership and to celebrate our achievements in history and their achievements in their workplace in some way.
- 13&14th February (Saturday/Sunday) we have urged local trades councils to organise street activities such as street leafleting, a small party or a photo-opportunity? Are you able to help them or to join in?
- Throughout the week the TUC are asking affiliates’ reps, branches and members to oppose the Trade Union Bill, signing the petition that can be found at https://www.tuc.org.uk/tubill and sharing the activist’s pack https://www.tuc.org.uk/sites/default/files/Heart_Unions_Campaign_2016_Activists_Briefing.pdf
I have attached a poster and leaflet for you to print and distribute.
Please contact me if you have any questions