Lobby over Labour council’s cuts plan
Over 100 people lobbied Nottingham County Council Policy Committee on Wednesday of last week against the Labour council’s planned cuts to jobs and services.
Notts Unison is calling for a one-year no cuts budget using reserves, borrowing and a campaign to ensure funding.
Martin Sleath, Notts Unison (pc)
Wandsworth set for march to save jobs
Trade unions in Wandsworth, south London, have called a march on Wednesday 4 December against the removal of 44 Housing Department posts.
The 31 planned redundancies include the entire homelessness team.
Wandsworth against Cuts campaigners have also called a public meeting for Tuesday of next week.
Cleaners fight for London Living Wage
Cleaners at King’s College London demonstrated with mops and buckets to demand the London Living Wage on Tuesday of last week.
King’s agreed to pay the London Living Wage in 2010 but is not paying it to outsourced staff.
Another rally was set to take place on Tuesday of next week. Go to livingwageatkcl.wordpress.com
Defend abortion rights on campuses
Abortion Rights was set to hold a student conference at the University of London Union from 10.30am on Saturday of this week.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Home Office rep ‘unfairly sacked’
An employment tribunal has ruled that PCS union rep Kevin Smith was unfairly sacked because of his trade union activities.
The tribunal ordered that he should be reinstated to his job in the Home Office.