Camden Trades Council

Uniting workers and communities in the London Borough of Camden

Hands off our Unions, defend our right to resist austerity

Public Rally organised by the People’s Assembly, Institute of Employment Rights and the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom

Tuesday 11 February, 6:30pm
Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London, WC1H 9AU

This is a free event but please register your place here

Speakers include:

Len McCluskey, Unite the Union
Mark Serwotka, Public and Commercial Services Union
Francesca Martinez, Comedian
John Hendy QC, Institute of Employment Rights/Campaign for Trade Union Freedom
A striking transport worker

The government’s announcement of an inquiry into trade union tactics is further proof of its determination to undermine the right to protest against its austerity programme.

As millions of people face falling real wages, unemployment, part time or casualised low paid work, and the rapid destruction or privatisation of the welfare state they stand in need of trade union organisation and the right to protest more than ever.

We pledge ourselves to resist this attack. The right to protest is a fundamental civil liberty. The right to join an effective trade union is the product of generations of working class resistance. We have no intention of relinquishing it to a Government with no interests in the needs of working people.

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