Sacked trade union activist and nurse Karen Reissmann is taking her employers to an employment tribunal.
Karen, a member of the Unison union, was sacked after speaking out against cuts and privatisation in Manchester mental health services. A massive campaign for her re-instatement – including prolonged strike action by 800 mental health workers – followed.
Her supporters are now preparing for the first day of the tribunal on Monday 1 September in Manchester, where they will ensure a huge show of support for Karen.
Karen is also a candidate in a by-election for Unison’s national executive. Voting closes on 26 August.
Send messages of support for Karen Reissmann to firstname.lastname@example.org