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TUC conference - Greening the workplace: building the “union effect”. July 11th 2014

From: Emma Hendy <EHendy@TUC.ORG.UK>
Date: 30 April 2014 10:36:03 BST
To: Undisclosed recipients: ;
Subject: TUC conference - Greening the workplace:  building the “union effect”.  July 11th 2014
Dear colleague,

TUC conference - Greening the workplace:  building the “union effect”
Congress House, London, Friday 11 July 2014 10.00-13.00 – free, with buffet lunch

We would like to invite you to the upcoming TUC event Greening the Workplace – building the “union effect”

The TUC has invited Labour’s shadow energy Minister Tom Greatrex MP to open this national conference, which focuses on the achievements of trade union reps in building sustainable workplaces, and the rights and responsibilities they need to be even more effective. We will launch new findings from the Labour Research Department’s (LRD) study of the “union effect” on greening the workplace, and introduce UCU’s new Environment Reps Handbook Staff Organising for Sustainability SOS. Aimed at shop stewards and activists interested in creating sustainable workplaces, the conference will brief delegates on best practice projects across the UK, and advice on building green networks in trade unions and in the regions.

Speakers include
Paul Nowak, Assistant General Secretary, TUC
Lionel Fulton, LRD Secretary
Sarah Pearce, editor, TUC Greenworkplaces newsletter
Beverley Hall, International, Environment & CSR Officer, Prospect
Keith Hatch, South West TUC
Graham Petersen, UCU Environment Coordinator

Further speakers to be announced

Our chair is Sue Ferns, Director of Research & Communications at Prospect and General Council lead on the environment.

To register online, please go to:

Kind Regards,

Emma Hendy
PA to Nicola Smith
TUC Economic and Social Affairs Dept
Congress House
Tel: 020 7467 1258

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