Anti TTIP meet in Cambridge

The Cambridge People’s Assembly, supported by Trade Union UNISON, Global Justice Cambridge and Cambridgeshire KONHS Public, have organised a ‘Say no 2 TTIP’ meeting on 7 October 2015 at 7.30pm.  The meeting will be held in the Wesley Methodist Church, Christ Pieces, CB1 1LG.  Confirmed are Executive Director of War on Want, John Hilary and Eva Nanopoulus.  Eva is a Lecture in European Law and Kings College.  The CPA are trying to arrange further guest speakers, and these will be announced when confirmation has been given.

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Liz Snape, the next President of the TUC

The last day of the TUC Congress has seen the election of Liz Snape as the next President for the forthcoming year.  The TUC have released a press announcement which can be found HERE  The release ends with the following: ‘Liz lives in London with her partner and two daughters and is a huge Arsenal fan’.  For those who do not know who Liz’s partner is, it is Dave Prentice, General Secretary of UNISON.  Liz Snape has a long list of trade union credentials to her name, perhaps the most significant being Assistant General Secretary of UNISON.

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An attack on our freedom!

The Trade Union Bill attacks the Trade Unions right to represent members, take industrial action and be an effective voice in the workplace. In short, it heralds the end of worker led representation and collective bargaining in the workplace. Handing all the power to the employer, if you think it’s bad now, wait until this Bill becomes law.

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Still the Enemy Within

Thanks to everyone who came the the fantastic screening of “Still the Enemy Within”.   If you did not get to see the film then there are other planned screening in the region. Keep an eye out for screenings in Wisbech and Peterborough on the Still the Enemy Within website.  THere is also info on there about how to organise your own screening.  If you or your union branch are able to donate to the film the instructions are here.

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Join national strike action on 10th July

J20 flier (small) StrikeRally

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