UtR Bulletin 05.12.14

5 December 2014

National FBU demonstration, Tuesday 9 December
National FBU demonstration in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire on day of next national strike, Tuesday 9 December, details below:

National demonstration called in Aylesbury, Tuesday 9 December. Assemble from 11.30 Oakfield Road Park, HP20 1LL. #ReinstateRickyMatthews
For information about the strike go here

Defence Support Group strike
Rush messages of support to  DSGStrike@yahoo.com
Follow the strike on Twitter: @DSGStrike

From Unite: The Defence Support Group (DSG) is set to be hit by the longest strike in its history as workers at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) facility announced they would be starting a 10 day strike on 8 December in an ongoing dispute over a one per cent pay rise. Read more here

Lambeth College strike
Yesterda‎y’s strike by UCU members at Lambeth College was an outstanding success, and we congratulate everyone who took part. It was a brilliant day and showed that the resolve and the unity of the branch remains as strong as ever. Read on here.

There are two further days of strikes this Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 December.

Email messages of support to: mandybrowncow@yahoo.com

Follow the dispute @LambethStrike

Statement of solidarity with Warwick students
We encourage students, lecturers, public figure, organisations and groups to add their names to the statement below by emailing: info@thestudentassembly.org.uk

“We support the student occupation and ongoing protests at Warwick University in response to police violence, for free education and against fees, cuts and debt. We send out solidarity to all the students concerned and condemn the escalating use of police violence on our campuses….” Continued here

Support the Blacklist Support Group
The BSG is desperately short of funds. To continue the incredible work into 2015 we need more finance. Would you please consider making a donation, raise it at your branches, student unions and trade councils. Click here for details

Next Fast Food Rights campaign planning meeting:
Tues 9 Dec, 6.30pm, Parliament Port Cullis House, Room O.
We will be discussing our plans for 2015, including joining a global day of action alongside US fast food workers after our fantastic tour with them last month. All welcome. Read more here

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