Workers Memorial Day Remembrance service, Hartlepool

Hartlepool Trades Union Council (HTUC) organises a Workers Memorial Day Remembrance Service & Wreath Laying Ceremony in Hartlepool (first held in 1999) on International Workers Memorial Day the 28th April of each year to remember those employees who have died through Industrial Accident or Disease whilst trying to earn an honest living for themselves and…

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Workers Memorial Day NTUC / HTUC Health & Safety seminar

  NTUC / HTUC is organising a Health & Safety Seminar on the morning of Saturday 28th April 2018 at Hartlepool College of Further Education (HCFE) to run between 09.00am to 12noon (buffet breakfast provided) with presentations from:-   Louise Taggart, FACK Nigel Bryson, Bryson Consulting – 40 years of Health & Safety Reps. Patrick…

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UCU and UNISON Response to consultation document regarding the proposed merger of Redcar & Cleveland College & Stockton Riverside College

        April 2018   The recognised Joint Trade Unions (UCU and UNISON) respond to the proposed merger of Redcar & Cleveland College and Stockton Riverside College (“the Colleges”) as follows.   Background and Introduction Since December 2017, the Joint Trade Unions (JTUs) have held regular “Merger Consultation” meetings with senior managers and…

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UCU Rep 2 : Representing Members training : April 2018, Gateshead

Rep 2 is aimed at UCU reps and branch officers who have previously completed the Rep 1 induction course. All UCU activists who have completed Rep 1 and carry out casework or intend to carry out casework should consider completing the full reps programme. Further information and online registration This course will cover the following:…

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UCU Sunderland College day 2 of strike action : 23rd April

Sunderland College is a member of the Association of Colleges (AoC). This year’s pay recommendation from the AoC was for a 1% increase, once again much lower than inflation. Even in colleges that have agreed to all of the AoC’s recommended pay increases since 2009, staff are now 24.7% worse off than they were in…

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UCU Branch Chair Ashley Tiffen : University of Cumbria Lecturer of the year!

  Huge congratulations to UCU Branch Chair Ashley Tiffen for winning lecturer of the year at Cumbria University. A great illustration of the fact that active trade unionists represent educational goals that genuinely matter rather than managerialist spin and PR. Well done Ashley Regards Terry Murphy (Chair on behalf of ) UCU Northern Region Executive    

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