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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Unite Community London events, September 2014

From Pilgrim Tucker of Unite Community

Here's some important info and dates for your diary, please do come along to these events, get involved with what we are doing, and meet others locally who are in similar circumstances and concerned with similar issues:

Weds 10th September 10am-11am: leafleting at Barnsbury Jobcentre in Islington

Thurs 11th September 11am-Noon: Action against Sanctions at Kentish Town Jobcentre

Thurs 11th September 7pm: Unite Community London Activists meeting. Unite regional office 33-37 Moreland Street, London, EC1V 8BB
Tuesday 16th September 10am-11am: leafleting at Barnsbury Jobcentre, 1 Barnsbury Road, N1 0EX London, which is in LB Islington. (Nearest stations: Angel tube and Caledonian Road & Barnsbury overground.)
Tuesday 16th September 7pm: Meeting on UK housing crisis and 'no to MIPIM' campaign, with speaker including Pete Kavanagh, Unite London and Eastern Regional Secretary and London-wide housing activists. Unite Head Office, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN. http://radicalhousingnetwork.org/say-no-to-mipimp-2014/
Friday 19th September 12 Noon-2pm: Camden and Islington Unite Community Branch Meeting. Unite regional office, 33-37 Moreland Street, London EC1V 8BB. Refreshments provided. These meetings will not tak place on the 3rd Friday of each month from 12-2 at Unite regional office.

Tuesday 30th September 9am-12 Noon: (approx times tbc): Solidarity action for workers at Crown packaging Canada, at the Design Centre in Islington. Workers have been on strike for almost 12 monts over draconian pay cuts and the attempted elimination of th union's physical presence from the workplace. More details to follow. http://www.takebacksnomore.ca/

And a heads up for some events in October:

Monday 13th October 12 Noon-2pm: Event — How are unemployed people being treated at jobcentres in Islington? What can we do about it? Barnsbury Community centre, Islington. More details to follow.

Weds 15th & Fri 17th: Protest at MIPIM conference, Olympia: http://radicalhousingnetwork.org/say-no-to-mipim-2014/

Saturday 18th October: TUC demonstration, Central London: http://www.tuc.org.uk/economic-issues/britain-needs-payrise-tuc-national-demonstration-18-ocotber-2014

Please like the Camden and Islington Unite Communityfacebook page:

Look forward to seeing you at some of these activities.

best wishes


Unite Community Coordinator, London and Eastern Region

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