Posted on Monday, 29th August 2011 by admin2

Cleveland Trade Union & Labour Movement History Society invites you to hear:- Dave Harker on ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’ “It’s Relevance Today” 2011 is the 100th anniversary of the death of Robert Tressell, author of ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’. – Dave Harker, himself the author of ‘Tressell – the real story of The Ragged Trousered [...]

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Posted on Friday, 26th August 2011 by admin2

Dave Smith v Carillion 9am Tuesday 30th August 2011 Central London Employment Tribunal, Kingsway, Holborn, London On 30th – 31st August 2011 in the Central London Employment Tribunal, the UK construction industry will stand accused of systematically breaching the human rights of thousands of building workers Dave Smith v Carillion Plc is a test case on the use of the Human [...]

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Posted on Wednesday, 24th August 2011 by admin2

Train drivers in the north of England are to go ahead with two 24-hour strikes in a row over pay which are set to hit passengers, including music fans going to a festival. The drivers’ union Aslef said its 300 members on First TransPennine Express will walkout on Wednesday and again on Friday, disrupting services [...]

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Posted on Tuesday, 23rd August 2011 by admin2

A talk on ‘Tressell Today’ by Dave Harker, NESSN Secretary and author of Tressell: the real story of ‘The ragged Trousered Philanthropists‘ will be given at: Middlesbrough on 3 September; Berwick on 15 October; and Kendal on 6 November. See ‘Forthcoming Events’ for details. Following an initial approach by Hartlepool Trades Union Council a performance of [...]

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Posted on Monday, 15th August 2011 by admin2

YOUTH groups that help thousands of young Wearsiders face cutting services after losing out on more than £800,000 in support. Projects in the east of Sunderland are warning of the impact on families after missing out on vital cash after a number of funding sources dried up. Now youth groups have said they could be [...]

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