The next meeting of Aberdeen Trades union Council will be held on Wednesday 6th April 2016 from 7.30pm in John Londragan House, 22a Adelphi, Aberdeen,
May Day March 2015
The meeting will be chaired by Vice President, Alan Robertson and has the usual packed agenda. This will include planning for both the Wokers' Memorial Day Service on 28th April and the May Day March and Rally to celebrate International Workers' Day which will be held on Saturday 30th April.
The meeting will also get an update on the publication of the 2015 Annual Report and the planning for the 150th Anniversary of the ATUC which will take place in 2018.
Events likely to be of particular interest to ATUC members are the Evening with Anne Begg on Thurs
24th March at 19.00 in the Belmont Filmhouse Cafe Bar, and the Big Debate with
Bonnie Greer, Heather Wakefield (Unison), Dr Lesley Orr (feminist theologian)
and Belinda Brown (writer for Conservative Woman) at 3pm on Sunday 3rd April.
It would be great to see a good audience for Anne
Begg. That's going to be a Parkinson-style interview followed by questions from
On the 19th March 2016 on United Nations Anti-racism day this important march and rally will coincide with demonstrations across the world, which will gather to send out a positive message "No to racism, no to fascism, refugees are welcome here!"
There will be a coach going to the above from Aberdeen sponsored and funded by Unite the Union and Aberdeen Trades Union Council.
The coach will leave from Hillhead Halls at Aberdeen University at 7.15am and then at King's College at 7.30am and finally at Marischal College at 7.45am on the 19th March to go to the March and Rally in Glasgow. The coach will depart for its return journey from Glasgow George Square at the War Memorial at 4.00pm.