Blacklisting, Bullying & Blowing the Whistle

July 29, 2016

Blacklisting, Bullying & Blowing the Whistle

Blacklist Support Group are co-hosting a major employment rights conference in September at the University of Greenwich.

Bringing together activists & academics, politicians, unions and lawyers to expose the hidden underbelly of the modern workplace. Confirmed contributors include: John McDonnell, Michelle Stanistreet, Gail Cartmail, John Hendy, Roger McKenzie, Art Against Blacklisting – many more speakers to be announced.

Come along, spread the word and be part of setting the political agenda on workers rights (plus on Friday evening there will be a Blacklisting Victory party with live music & DJs)

http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/services/events/events/current/BlacklistingBullyingBlowingtheWhistle

 

 

  1. When Len McCluskey said that that MI5 could be covertly undermining the Corbyn leadership, he was condemned as a conspiracy theorist. Perhaps his critics should take a look at the evidence of legal democratic campaigns being infiltrated by undercover police and the security services.

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/22/intelligence-services-using-dark-practices-against-jeremy-corbyn

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/undercover-with-paul-lewis-and-rob-evans/2015/mar/13/covert-police-unit-spied-on-trade-union-members-whistleblower-reveals

http://campaignopposingpolicesurveillance.com/2016/07/19/no-hiding-place-spycops-scotland/

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jul/25/len-mccluskey-adds-context-to-his-comments-on-mi5?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnews

 

  1. Video shown at UNITE Policy Conference in Brighton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqxaoXansLY

Bill Harvey, Jessica Sparrowhawk, Sandy MacPherson, Bridgett & Darrel Crapper represent

 

  1. Solidarity

Solidarity – Wood Street Cleaners

Wood Street cleaners have WON the London Living Wage but have voted unanimously to stay on indefinite strike until their sacked union reps are reinstated.

Day 50 on strike – protest – Time for our entire movement to mobilise in support of this heroic dispute.

5pm Wednesday 27th July

https://www.facebook.com/events/1559648911010367/

 

Solidarity with the striking Offshore workers

https://uniteoffshore2015.org/%E2%80%A6/support-unite-rmt-members-%E2%80%A6/

http://www.oilandgaspeople.com/news/9249/offshore-protestors-gather-at-shell-depots-to-vent-anger-at-strike-scab-workforce-plans/

http://www.thenational.scot/news/staff-on-shell-installations-stage-overtime-ban-over-pay-changes.20369

 

Solidarity with the Durham TAs

http://m.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/14609841.Overwhelming_support_for_Durham_teaching_assistants_at_The_Big_Meeting/?ref=fbshr

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/durham-teaching-assistants-demand-action-11645852

 

Solidarity with Hazards conference – this weekend

http://www.hazardscampaign.org.uk/?cat=7

 

  1. Davey Hopper R.I.P.

Blacklist Support Group wish to send condolences to the famioy and friends of Davy Hopper, Durham NUM. Funeral this Friday.

http://www.durhamminers.org/funeral_announcement_dave_hopper

 

  1. The short film ‘Apologies’ by Lucy Parker about the blacklisting scandal is showing as part of an exhibition from Tuesday this week until 28th August

Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London, SE1 0LN.

 

  1. Corbyn keeps pushing the case for blacklisted workers at Durham & Tolpuddle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjpAdkKRcIY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2NqB5H5cP4

 

 

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