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Health and Safety Reps Conference......

Date and time of event: Fri 6 Oct 2017 – 10:00 to 14:30
Venue: TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London
Cost: Free  (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
About this event: WHAT EFFECT WILL BREXIT HAVE ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELL-BEING IN THE WORKPLACE
 
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People and pensions: a decent retirement for all......

Virtually all aspects of pensions will come under scrutiny in 2017. We can expect the outcome of a review of state pension age, a Green Paper on defined benefit pensions, and a review of automatic enrollment.
 
But there are still enormous challenges if workers are to receive adequate incomes in retirement.
 
It is therefore vital that trade unionists remain a strong and informed voice on pensions issues.
 
The TUC Pensions Conference taking place at Congress House in London on Wednesday 1st February 2017, is aimed at pensions trustees, trade unionists and others interested in a trade union perspective on pensions.   It features a line-up of senior pensions figures. The conference will host keynote speeches from Pensions Minister Richard Harrington; Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Debbie Abrahams; and John Cridland, the former CBI chief who heads the Independent review of state pension age.Other speakers include: Continue reading
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People and pensions: a decent retirement for all......

Date and time of event: Wed 1 Feb 2017 – 09:15 to 17:15
Venue and town/city: Congress House, Trades Union Congress, Great Russell Street, London
Costs: Free

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London Hazards Centre AGM Tuesday 13 December 2016 at 6pm......

London Hazards Centre AGM Tuesday 13 December 2016, Diskus Room, Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Refreshments available, Start: 6:00pm

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The impact on of Brexit on UK employment law rights and health and safety legislation......

Thompsons guide to Brexit.  Booklet just published, downloadable from the link below.

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Living Wage Week: 30 October – 5 November 2016......

livingwage_key3-745x420The new rates for the UK and for London will be announced on Monday 31 October

Living Wage Week takes place each year during the first week of November.

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Union health and safety representatives rock!......

Every two years the TUC asks trade union health and safety representatives about the issues that affect them, and the results are always really interesting. The 2016 survey results have just been published and show that across every sector the biggest issue they deal with is stress. Bullying and harassment is also becoming more of an issue.  Click here to read more.

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Unionlearn regional Learning and Skills conference – London......

September 26th at 10am.  The event is free and aimed at trade unionists and employers to help improve apprenticeships programmes and English and Maths provision.  https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/events.  A draft agenda is attached.

 

 

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John McDonnell at major employment rights conference, 16-17 Sept......

13936618_1257420474277909_1164165604_nJohn McDonnell is just one of many high profile speakers confirmed to speak at the ‘Blacklisting, Bullying & Blowing the Whistle’ conference at University of Greenwich on 16-17 September.

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Blacklist Support Group hosts major 2 day employment rights conference at University of Greenwich......

Blacklisting, Bullying, Whistleblowing & Police Surveillance conference, Fri 16 – Sat 17th September 2016, Stephen Lawrence Building, University of Greenwich
 
Blacklist Support Group (BSG) and the Work & Employment Research Unit (WERU) are co-hosting a major 2 day employment rights conference at the University of Greenwich bringing together academics, politicians, lawyers and activists that aims to expose the hidden underbelly of the modern workplace often ignored by the mainstream media Continue reading
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