Daily Archives: 12/10/2016

Life and death: a tale of inequality......

The latest figures for life expectancy and healthy life expectancy show that where you live can be a matter of life and death: the more deprived your town or district, the lower your life expectancy.  Click here to read more.

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In spite of everything – Cuban Documentary Friday 28 Oct 2016 7 – 8.30pm......

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Diskus Room, Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road, London, WC1X 8TN, Nearest tube: Holborn

Free entry, £5 suggested donation

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Liberia: Union rights now – reinstate fired union leaders......

In February 2014, twenty-two union leaders across Liberia were fired without any hearing by the Health Minister following a nationwide strike against poor working conditions in the health sector. Twenty were later reinstated – but not Joseph S. Tamba and George Poe Williams, respectively President and General Secretary of the National Health Workers’ Association of Liberia.   Click here to read more.

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Saturday 26 November – Latin America Adelante! Conference, TUC Congress House......

Congress House, London, Saturday, 26 November 2016, 10:00am

The largest event of the year for Latin America solidarity in Britain – now in its 12th year –will feature an impressive line up of ambassadors, academics, MPs, trade unionists, activists, campaigners, journalists and artists to discuss the politics of the region including plenary sessions in the main hall and many smaller, interactive seminars, film and much more.  Click here to read more.

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20 trade union leaders in jail – demand union rights in South Korea now!......

South Korea: Release jailed trade unionists, respect workers’ rights.  Click here to read more.

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Help save this vital lifeline for older people......

Attendance Allowance is a lifeline that helps more than a million older disabled people remain independent at home. But Government plans to give Attendance Allowance to councils could threaten the future of this vital support for older disabled people. Continue reading

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A shocking story of union-busting from Indonesia......

Champ Resto Indonesia, one of Indonesia’s leading fast food chains, is escalating its aggression against workers and their union, who are demanding respect for basic rights.  Click here to read more.

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Lifeline for Butterfields tenants as charity agrees deal to buy Walthamstow estate......

Tenants at the Butterfields estate in Walthamstow have been handed a lifeline in their fight against eviction after a housing association agreed terms to buy their homes. Click here to read more.

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East End Walks......

Bringing London’s radical history to life.  Click here to read more

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Many teachers working 60-hour week......

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