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Events and Actions for Nov/Dec 2015


No to Zero Hour Contacts

Wednesday 9 September 2015 members of SPA joined forces with Unite in Swindon to demonstrate against the Zero Hour contracts and working conditions for employees of Sports Direct. Outside the town’s branch of the store protestors talked to members of the public, many of whom signed the Unite petition in support of Sports Direct’s workers.

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No To Zero Hours Contracts

 

Unite the Union are demonstrating across the country against Sports Directs use of zero hour contracts. We are supporting this action in Swindon at Regents Street, Sports Direct store.

 

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Swindon Solidarity with Refugees

 

NO HATE, NO FEAR, REFUGEES ARE WELCOME HERE

 

On Saturday 5 September Swindon town centre was the place local groups and people from all walks of life showed their solidarity for the refugees escaping war zones and respect for the thousands of individual human beings, men, women and children who have drowned in their desperate attempt to escape.

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Marks And Spencer Demo

Saturday 13th December 11am outside M&S Swindon Town Centre.

At M&S distribution centre more than 400 of the workers at the Wincanton depot, which operates as part of the British brand’s distribution chain, are employed by an employment agency, 24.7 Recruitment. They are then formally employed through a further company, called Tempay Ltd, and are paid the minimum wage.

But another 300 workers doing the same job are employed directly by Wincanton at a rate of £8.45 per hour – £2 an hour more.

We are going to demonstrate outside the M&S store in Regent Street on two occassions(13th and 20th). We are using the outfits and leaflets used by the GMB.

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Swindon says, 'Austerity isn’t working!'

Whilst Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne was delivering his annual Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday 10 December, protestors in Swindon town centre were publicising the Government’s policies of cutting back on public spending and damaging ordinary people.

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‘Still Ragged: 100 Years of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’

Tues 18th November at The Beehive, Prospect Hill, Swindon SN1 3JS 19:30  for 1h 15m.

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Childrens Centres Proposed Closures Demo Wed 22nd Oct 17:45

Demo at Swindon Civic Offices 1745 wed 22nd October before the Council meeting to decide on Childrens Centre closures.

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Swindon Event

Britain needs a pay rise meeting with guest speakers Oct 14th 2014 7pm at Pilgrim Centre, Regents Circus Swindon SN1 1PX

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