National Hazards Conference


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It’s four weeks since the terrible result of another 5 years of Tory government, cutting and slashing our health and safety and workers rights as ‘red tape’ and ‘burdens on business’. We’ve all had some time to grieve, drown our sorrows and think and now is the time to regroup, and time to fight back, to educate, organise and agitate for what we want: the right to safe and healthy work and to come home every day alive and well.
Safety reps it’s time to reclaim the health and safety agenda, so time to book your place at the Hazards 2015 Conference!

Registrations are picking up fast, so get your application in soon and please don’t forget the sponsorship appeal too!

National Hazards Conference, is the once a year chance to meet safety reps form all union, all types of workplace for all over the UK, to exchange ideas and get inspired. As ever, the conference organised by the Hazards Campaign will have top headline speakers and workshops that will give you the knowledge and tools to make workplaces safer and healthier. Topics covered include safety reps and organising, finding out what is harming members, making the most of the enforcement system, and dealing with risks.
The event is union-supported and this year has the theme ‘Safety reps: Reclaiming the health and safety agenda’.
National Hazards Conference, 4-6 September 2015, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent
Please support the sponsorship appeal:
http://www.hazardscampaign.org.uk/h…/2015sponsorshipform.pdf

And BOOK NOW booking form:http://www.hazardscampaign.org.uk/hazar…/2015bookingform.pdf

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Forthcoming Events as of 15th June

  1. Peoples’ Assembly March. 20th June, London

  2. North West TUC regional council meeting. 27th June, Liverpool

  3. Anti-Workfare demonstration outside B&M Bargins. 27th June, Chorlton 2pm –
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1700748456819555/
  4. 130th Anniversary of Clifton Hall Colliery Disaster – Church Service. 11th June, St Augustines Church, Pendlebury 11am

  5. Durham Miner’s Gala. 11th July, Durham

  6. 130th Anniversary of Clifton Hall Colliery Disaster – Memorial Garden and Monument Unveiling. 18th July, Viridor Recycling Centre, Lumns Lane 1pm – https://www.facebook.com/events/440459092780374/

  7. Ordinary Meeting of Greater Manchester Association of Trade Union Councils. 25th July, Friends Meeting House, Manchester 11am.

  8. Counter the White Man fascist march. 15th August, Liverpool

  9. National Hazards conference. 4-6th September, Keele University

UNVEILING The Clifton Hall Colliery Memorial Garden and Monument

Irwell Valley Mining Project invite you to the unveiling of:

The Clifton Hall Colliery Memorial Garden and Monument

Clifton Hall Colliery was in production from 1838 to 1929. the garden and monument is being built to remember the disaster which occurred on the 18th June 1885 when 178 men and boys were killed in a great explosion caused by methane gas. This tragic disaster left the local community devastated. 2015 is the 130th anniversary of this tragic event.

The unveiling will be held at the site of the former colliery: Viridor Recycling Centre, Lumns Lane, Pendlebury. Saturday 18th July at 1pm – ALL WELCOME

Church Service 11am Friday 19th June @St. Augustine’s Church, Pendlebury

https://www.facebook.com/events/440459092780374/

Contact Paul Kelly – 07887 903 616

Church Service 11am Friday 19th June @St. Augustine’s Church, Pendlebury

Who are we?

Salford Trades Union Council’s was founded on King Street, Blackfriars, Salford  in 1866. Originally Manchester and Salford Trades Union Council it went on to found the TUC in 1868 at the Mechanics Institute in Manchester.

For 150 years Salford Trades Council has been the voice of the Trade Union movement in our City and has been at the forefront of the struggle to improve the lives of working people in Salford. Working together Trade Union branches can co-ordinate their activity and learn from one another.

Any Trade Union branch which has members who work or live in Salford can affiliate. So even if your Trade Union branch is outside of Salford but there are Salford residents as members you can affiliate.

Salford Trades Union Council is the body for Trade Union branches across the city to organise collectively to strengthen strike action and improve the conditions and lives of working people in Salford.

Affiliation means you can send delegates to Salford Trades Council and helps keep Salford TUC going for another 150 years.

Click here to download our affiliation form

We meet at 6:30pm – 8:30pm every 2nd Thursday of the month in the Unite the Union office, Merchants Quay, Salford. (No meetings in August and December)

We lead; others follow
We lead; others follow