Daily Archives: 30/10/2013

Higher Education Strike – 31 October 2013......

As you’ll be aware UNISON members working in Higher Education have voted to take strike action due to the low pay offer from employers of 1%.  These members have seen their pay cut by 13% over the last 4 years and yet nationally Universities have amassed a surplus of over £1.1 billion! Continue reading

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Urgent action needed – help end Israel’s ethnic cleansing and siege on Gaza......

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign works for peace and justice for Palestinians, in support of human rights and against all racism.  Join the lobby of Parliament and help end the crisis on Wednesday 27th November, 2-6pm, Parliament, London Continue reading

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Cuba Cycle Challenge 2014‏......

Break the Blockade with the Cycle Cuba Challenge 2014 24 April – 06 May Continue reading

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Raise Your Voice for the Miami 5 Campaign......

Please add your support to a major new online campaign for the Miami Five organised by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign. Continue reading

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Blacklisted Construction Workers’ Day of Action......

After years of campaigning more than 3200 building workers, many of who were trade union members, are to be compensated after being blacklisted from working on building sites. Continue reading

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Shrewsbury 24 Campaign......

Ricky TomlinsonThe Shrewsbury 24 were building workers who took part in the first ever national building workers’ strike in 1974.  Five months after the strike the pickets were picked up by the police and a total of 243 charges placed against them.  40 years later the campaign is seeking to overturn a miscarriage of justice.  Attached is a petition which we ask members to support and sign.  The deadline is 30 November.

Further information on the campaign can be found at http://www.shrewsbury24campaign.org.uk/

 

 

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