Unemployment Fightback – a Fast and Furious meeting
On 29 May 11-12.30pm we have 12 speakers for a ‘Fast and Furious’ webinar of experiences and ideas for the struggle ahead from trade unionists, political activists and campaigners: Bill Greenshields and Molly Brown (CPB in discussion), Mark Porter (Rolls Royce Unite at Barnoldswick), Jonny Butcher (Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise), Laura Smith (ex-Labour MP and No Turning Back campaign), Jackie Simpkins (War on Want), Johnnie Hunter (YCL), Helen O’Connor (NHS activist), Steve Turner (Unite), Sabby Dhalou (SUTR), Ricard Juan Escrich Communist Party of Spain (on a bill to protect gig employees) and Mick Lynch (RMT). REGISTER HERE https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mbstgFNNSJm8pM3oVAR_tQ
Unemployment Fightback – organising meeting
The 5 June 11- 1pm follow-up meeting will focus on organising trade unions and community campaigns to build the movement. Most of the time will be spent on group and plenary discussions to pull the ideas and actions of the previous week together into a strategy for building the necessary movement. Speakers include:
Pete Middleman from the NEU and Regional TUC, Henry Fowler from StrikeMap, Jo Rust on community organising and local Councils, Tam Kirby on Trades Councils and People’s Assembly, Rohan Kon of Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise, CWU Ian Taylor on combatting racism at work and NEU Gawain Little on developing power in the workplace, and Jordi Lopez-Botey from IWGB on organising workers in precarious jobs.