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‘No sprinklers in 96% of London high-rise council blocks’

Nearly 18 months since the Grenfell Tower fire, only 4% of London’s high-rise council blocks have sprinklers, according to Labour Party research.  Click here to read more.

Rana Plaza: work injury compensation still missing in Bangladesh’s labour standards

In the five years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building in Bangladesh – in which more than 1,134 people lost their lives and hundreds were injured – a variety of strategies have been developed to improve

Protest: Together for Climate Justice 1st December

Rally with speeches 12.30-1.30. March to Downing Street, where the Frack Free United open letter / declaration against fracking will be handed in. At around 3.30 there will be two or three brief closing speeches, wrap up by 4pm

National Unity Demonstration Against Fascism and Racism

  17 November 2018 1:00pm – Central London, WC2H 7LH. Unions and community groups must work together and mobilise in greater numbers to oppose the rise of racist and fascist activity across Europe.  Click here to read more.

Brexit: the last mile citizens’ lobby

5 November 2018 11:00am–5:00pm – Parliament Square, Westminster. EU citizens in the UK and British citizens in the EU have been the bargaining chips of the Brexit negotiations since 24 June 2016. Time is running out as March 2019 draws

Council workers pawning belongings to make ends meet, says UNISON

Some council staff struggling on low wages are resorting to taking their possessions to pawnbrokers, says a UNISON report published last week.  Click here to read more.

Ban zero-hours contracts

We need an outright ban on zero-hours contracts. Too many workers are being denied job security, sick pay and holiday pay – and insecure work is out of control.  Click here to read more and sign the TUC petition.

National Demonstration to Save Libraries, Museums and Culture

3 November 2018 11:00am–4:00pm, Central London.  As the crisis in our public library service deepens and central Government slashes local council budgets, UNISON is calling a National Demonstration in support of Libraries, Museums and Culture. The demo and rally, supported

Increase college funding to sustainable levels – all students deserve equality!

Please also take a moment to sign and share this petition to get college funding debated in Parliament.  Click here to sign.

People’s Question Time Islington, 23rd October

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and members of the London Assembly will talk to Londoners about their plans and priorities for the city. Jennette Arnold, Assembly Member for North East London will chair the event.  Free event but registration essential. 

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