The Birmingham Trades Union Council invites you all to our annual May Day rally; open to all trade unionists their families & friends to commemorate historic, industrial, political & peace struggles around the world.
12.30 pm Saturday 29th April: committee rooms 3 and 4
Council House Victoria Square B1 1BB
Frank Keogh, UNITE Health sector
Patrick Highton, Birmingham Keep NHS Public
Stephen Brown, Musicians Union regional secretary
Neil Vernon, formerly branch secretary Birmingham UCATT (now part of Unite)
Gill Ogilvie, regional organiser GMB on school funding cuts
Speaker from the Friends of the Birmingham Libraries
The speakers will discuss the crisis in the NHS, the massive cuts in funding for local schools leading to widespread redundancies of classroom assistants and teachers and the destruction of Birmingham’s library service. Neil will be speaking about the use of umbrella companies to exploit employees. There will be plenty of time for discussion from the floor.
Refreshments will be provided and unions and political campaigns are invited to have stalls at the event.
For further details and to book a stall contact the Birmingham TUC secretary: