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May Day 2015




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Generously hosted by our friends at the Green Back Yard once again.  Fun, freedom, solidarity and yes… cupcakes.

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National Gallery Campaign & Call for Rep Reinstatement

PCS have been fighting a concerted campaign to save the National Gallery in London from being privatised.  Gallery staff have already taken industrial action.  In the midst of this dispute one of the senior union reps, Candy Udwin, has been suspended for alleged breach of confidentiality.

The link below will take you to the PCS page with the links for supporting the campaign against the privitisation of the National Gallery and also the petition to reinstate Candy Udwin.


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Fire Brigades Union strike: 9 – 10 December 2014

FBU members were out on strike again on 9-10 December 2014.  PTUC Delegates were out in support at the picket line in Stanground.  This strike was in response to the current government’s  laying of unfair, unaffordable and unsustainable pension regulations before parliament.


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Further Health Sector Industrial Action

UNISON members working in the NHS in England will stage a four-hour stoppage between 7am and 11am on Monday 24 November.

This will be followed by a week of action short of strike action between Tuesday 25 and Sunday 30 November when members will work to rule and not do any unpaid overtime.

(Details to follow about action in Peterborough)


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Burston strike school rally – Sunday 7 September 2014

If you are interested in travelling to the Burston this year please contact Patrick Brooks c/o PTUC.

Details of rally so far look like this;

Location Church Green, Burston, near Diss, Norfolk IP22 5TP

Annual rally to celebrate the longest strike in history: Schoolchildren ‘went on strike’ in 1914 to support their teachers, sacked by the rural squirearchy for organising agricultural workers.

The line up:

  • Pete Kavanagh Unite Regional Secretary
  • Megan Dobney SERTUC Regional Secretary
  • The NASUWT Brass Band
  • Owen Jones columnist and author
  • Geoff Revell RMT
  • TheatreTrain children’s musical the...
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8th May – Peter Heinrich: The Blair Years

This meeting has taken place

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10th April – Douggie Lambert TBC

This meeting has taken place.

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