Leith Anti-Workfare Action

12 noon Saturday 23 March 2013
Kirkgate shopping centre, Foot of Leith Walk
(till around 1.30/2pm)                                                                 Taking action against companies and charities involved in the government’s exploitative workfare schemes.                        Organised by Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty as part of the Britain-wide week of action co-ordinated via Boycott Workfare. Continue reading

Thousands march against cuts in Glasgow

Community groups, public sector workers and trades union activists were amongst those who turned out to march against public sector cuts at a demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 20th October. The event, organised by the Scottish Trades Union Council, attracted around 10,000 people and ran in conjunction with similar protests in London and Belfast. Continue reading

Support the Spanish Miners’ Strike

Picket of Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh

1pm Friday 17th August                                                                                                                                        63 North Castle Street, EH2 3LJ

In Asturias thousands of miners are on strike against cuts to Government subsidies. The proposed cuts are part of the Conservative Government’s austerity measures and look set to destroy the Spanish mining industry.                                                                                           For more info on this vital struggle click here.

STUC March and Rally Against Youth Unemployment

STUC March and Rally Against Youth Unemployment

Saturday 24th March 2012

Demonstrate outside Tory party conference in Troon.

Assemble 12noon – South Beach Esplanade (Victoria Drive)
March off 12.30pm
Rally 1pm – South Beach Esplanade (Titchfield Road)

Edinburgh TUC are organising a coach leaving Waterloo Place at 10 am and leaving Troon to return at 3 pm.

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