UtR Bulletin 22.11.14

22 November 2014

Health service picket lines Monday 24 November

A second NHS strike over pay is set for Monday, with picket lines up from 7am-11am. Unite the Resistance is putting out the call for people to join the pickets in support and take down solidarity collections, union banners etc.
Lists of picket lines published by the unions are available here: UnisonGMBUnite
Videos of the inspiring speeches at the recent Unite the Resistance conference
Click here for a link to the videos
Jacobs biscuits strike
GMB members name dates for six days of strikes at the Liverpool factory. They are out on strike from 7am Sunday 23rd November to 7am Tuesday 25th November. Read more here
New Era Housing Campaign
Sign the New Era petition here
Defence Support Group
Unite members at the Defence Support Group (DSG) struck for a further four days this week and will announce their next steps soon. Follow on twitter @DSGstrike Messages of support to: DSGStrike@yahoo.com
Lambeth College
Following an 85 percent vote for further strikes, Lambeth College UCU are set to launch the next stage of their campaign with an escalating series of strikes planned from early December. Send messages of support to mandybrowncow@yahoo.com Follow the campaign on twitter: @lambethstrike
Go here for details of how to make donations to the campaign
Keep up the Pressure: Stop the victimisation of Julie Davies – Lobby of Harringey Council, Monday 24 November
Click here for further details
FBU protest as Tory fire minister, Penny Mordaunt re-opens West Norwood fire station
“Defend our pensions, Save Our Fire and Rescue Service, End the Pay Freeze”, 1pm Tuesday 25 November, West Norwood Fire Station, 210 Knight’s Hill, London SE27 0QA
Unite & UCATT lobby of parliament, “Stop umbrella companies exploiting construction workers” Wednesday 26 November
Click here for details
Demonstration at the Scottish parliament click here
Austerity has failed – sack George Osborne, protest Tuesday 2nd December 5.30pm, called by the People’s Assembly
Click here for more details
Further strikes by ISS cleaners at Woolwich Hospital, 24 and 25 November
Click here to read more
Barnsley College names two strike days, Wednesday 26 and 27 November
Click here to read more

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