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Wednesday

5pm – 6pm

English Class

We run a weekly group online English class for our members who want to improve their English listening, reading, and speaking skills in a fun and relaxed way.

13 Oct
2020

7 PM – 9 PM

Eviction resistance training

Our brothers and sisters at the national tenants & community union Acorn have extended a special invitation to members of UVW to join their training on how to resist evictions in a Covid-compliant way...

9 Sept
2020

6 PM – 8 PM

Trade Union Rep Training

Being a good trade union rep is about so much more than just knowing the law. In fact, it often has very little to do with the law.

5 Aug
2020

7 PM – 8PM

External Organiser Training

We are offering training to UVW members to learn the UVW organising model and become a part of a cadre of organisers who will build teams to help workers take winning action.

17 June
2020

6:30 PM – 8 PM

Dave Smith: Class Struggle in the Construction Industry

In our third union talk, Dave Smith will provide a short history of class struggle in the construction industry, centred around rank and file union organizing and employers' counter-mobilisation.

10 June
2020

6:30 PM – 8 PM

Professor Ralph Darlington: Early British Syndicalism and The Great Unrest

Our second Union Talk aims to provide a brief historical overview of this legendary revolutionary union movement, focusing on the activity and influence of the British syndicalists who helped to build union membership and strong workers’ organisation through collective struggle.

3 June
2020

6:30 PM – 8 PM

Louise Raw: The Match Women’s Strike 1888

We will be kicking our 'UNION TALK' series off on 3rd June at 6.30pm with a talk and discussion with Louise Raw on the Match Women's' strike of 1888.

5 Oct
2019

2 PM – 6 PM

UVW’s AGM: Save the date!

The address is 14 Baylis Rd, Waterloo, SE1 7AA — just around the corner from Waterloo Station, and a brief walk from UVW’s offices. See the map. Proceedings are expected to continue from 2pm-6pm, with the customary music and food until 8pm.

7 Sept
2019

12:30 PM – 14:30 PM

UVW Women’s Community Lunch

This month marks the launch of a joint project in partnership with the IWGB union and LAWRS, focused on enabling women to be more active in our unions and tackling gendered workplace issues.

15 Dec
2018

5 PM – 6 PM

UVW X-Mas party!

After another year in the trenches of London’s low paid labour markets, defending and firing metaphorical bullets against the bosses of this city, we must come together to eat, drink and dance to the rhythms of joy.

7 Dec
2018

5 PM – 10 PM

Women’s Strike Christmas Party

The New Year is near, and for students the first term is almost over. And once again, we are here for your pleasure and curiosity, taking over your space with feminist festivity.

13 Oct
2018

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Workshop: Brexit and You!

UVW, in conjunction with New Europeans and the Law Centre Network will be delivering a workshop titled “Brexit and You”:

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