9 October 2014
The Care UK strikers will have held 81 days of strikes since their first strike in February, on Friday 10 October. They are calling for activists to join them at the Heaven’s Walk picket line.
Here are the details from their Facebook page:
“Picket Line Party starts 10am outside CARE UK’s Doncaster office, Carr House, Heavens Walk, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 5HZ. Rally at 12 noon at the Trade and Labour Club Second Floor, Frenchgate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN1 1LL. If you wish to speak at this rally please contact Unison Doncaster branch on 01302366084. Please feel free to bring provisions to each venue.”
There is also a solidarity demonstration in Doncaster on Saturday October 11th – 12noon-2pm at the Civic Centre.
For more information on how can support the day of action go here
Yesterday the strikers toured London on an open-topped bus bringing their message in defence of the NHS and the fight for fair pay.
And later in the day they spoke with members of Unison’s NEC and Dave Prentis and the Union’s Euston Road headquarters.
A protest has been called at Care UK’s Southwark offices, 29 Great Guildford St SE1 0ES, at 12 noon on Friday 10 October details are available here
For those that can’t make the lunchtime protest, earlier in the day at 9am, there will be a protest at the Pret a Manger, Unit 21, St. George Wharf, Vauxhall, SW8 2JW Pret a Manger is one of the outlets of Bridgepoint Capital, the private equity company which owns Care UK.