Blacklist Support Group hosts major 2 day employment rights conference at University of Greenwich

Blacklisting, Bullying, Whistleblowing & Police Surveillance conference, Fri 16 – Sat 17th September 2016, Stephen Lawrence Building, University of Greenwich
 
Blacklist Support Group (BSG) and the Work & Employment Research Unit (WERU) are co-hosting a major 2 day employment rights conference at the University of Greenwich bringing together academics, politicians, lawyers and activists that aims to expose the hidden underbelly of the modern workplace often ignored by the mainstream media

Confirmed speakers so far include:
  • John McDonnell MP – Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John Hendy QC – Institute of Employment Rights (IER)
  • Michelle Stanistreet – General Secretary NUJ
  • Gail Cartmail – Assistant General Secretary, UNITE the union
  • Roger McKenzie – Assistant General Secretary, UNISON
  • Helen Steel – blacklisted McLibel activist, Spies Out of Lives
  • Shamik Dutta – Bhatt Murphy solicitors for victims of undercover policing 
  • Zita Holbourne – Black Activists Rising Against Cuts (BARAC)
  • Donna Guthrie – (BARAC)
  • Professor Sian Moore – University of Greenwich (WERU)
  • Professor Keith Ewing – Kings College London (IER)
  • Phil Chamberlain – author ‘Blacklisted’, University of West of England
  • Dave Smith – Blacklist Support Group

 

 

 
Many more high level speakers to be announced
 
There will also be contributory campaign artwork from acclaimed national and international talents coordinated on display, by BSG Artist in Residence & Art Against Blacklisting.
 
In conjunction with: 
  • Blacklist Support Group 
  • Work & Employment Research Unit (WERU) at University of Greenwich
  • New Internationalist
  • Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust 
 
This conference will be ideal for trade unions, students, activist, lawyers alike and will reach capacity very fast. Register as a delegate ASAP via: Businessevents@gre.ac.uk
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