Daily Archives: 22/01/2014

Worth It pay campaign launched......

worth it campaignMPs hear why UNISON members are Worth It 

Dave Prentis leads the parliamentary briefing on UNISON’s Worth It pay campaign

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Workers’ Memorial Day 2014......

wmd logoWorkers Memorial Day Monday 28th April 2014

This year our ceremony at Walthamstow Town Hall will take place on Monday 28th April at 1p.m.

The ceremony is to remember those workers who have lost their lives or have been maimed due to work related accidents or are suffering from occupational illnesses.

The local Trade Unions, Local Authority representatives, Councillors and local MPs will gather at the Town Hall where the National Flag will fly at half mast in memory of those who have died, a one minute silence will be observed, wreaths will be laid and speeches made. Continue reading

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PSC update: SodaStream in the firing line......

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René González, Alice Walker, Ramsey Clark and other special guests to participate in London Commission of Inquiry for the Cuban Five......

c5 picRene Gonzalez, Alice Walker, Ramsey Clark and other special guests to participate in London Commission of Inquiry for the Cuban Five.

René González, the first and only member of the Cuban (Miami) Five to have been released after completing his 15 year sentence in the United States, has announced that he will come to London to give evidence.

He will be joined by family members of the Five, victims of terrorism against Cuba, lawyers, politicians and campaigners from Cuba and across the world, including Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winning author of the Color Purple and former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark. Continue reading

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News from Nowhere Club: Programme for 2014......

This club is named after William Morris’ journal and features monthly talks on a variety of subjects that are relevant to the local area and its history. Programme and poster attached.

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TUC Debate: The missing link? Trade union and tackling poverty in the global south – Thursday 23 January 2014......

Attached, to coincide with the publication of a book entitled “The Global Development Crisis” by Ben Selwyn of Sussex University, in which he makes the case for ‘labour-centred development’, the TUC is sponsoring a debate on the evening of Thursday 23 January 2014 at 6.00pm (refreshments from 5.30pm). Continue reading

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May Day Brigade 2014 Cuba......

Cuba Solidarity Campaign upcoming Young Trade Unionists’ May Day Brigade – flyer giving further information attached.

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Chilean Eco-Socialist Speaks in London......

7pm Wednesday 15 January – SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG http://www.soas.ac.uk/visitors/location/maps/#RussellSquareCampusMap

Talk by Marcel Claude, Chilean economist, friend of the student movement and ex-presidential candidate of the Humanist Party standing on an eco-socialist platform. Continue reading

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