Protesters gathered at the sheriff court in Glasgow on Wednesday of last week to support refugees who the charity Y People has been trying to evict. In eight cases where refugees were defended, evictions were put off till December.
It’s good to see the Football Association (FA) supporting campaigns against racism. And it’s good to hear football bosses speaking out against the horrific racism at England Under-21’s last match against Serbia.
Pay threat at Stratford Academy
All teachers at Stratford Academy in east London were set to strike on Thursday of this week. Their head teacher is threatening to cut teachers’ pay if they take part in action short of a strike.
Council workers protest in Hull
Around 300 council workers in Hull lobbied the council meeting on Thursday of last week against a wide ranging plan to decimate conditions. Cuts are planned to overtime rates, increments for weekend working and car allowances.
Workers in Greece held a general strike on Thursday of last week, in protest at government plans to push through even harsher austerity measures. It was the second general strike in the space of two weeks.