Alt Sheff

The guide to Sheffield's
radical, alternative, ethical
business and groups


Sat 16 Mar 2013, 11am-5pm, Novotel Hotel, 50 Arundel Gate S1 2PR

A one day regional conference on fighting against austerity Speakers and workshops, with the support of trade unions, anti-cuts campaigners, young people, students and pensioners and community groups. Unite the Resistance is a group of trade unionists from the NUT, PCS, Unison, Unite and UCU who called a national convention to discuss coordinated strike action in 2011. They are proposing a General Strike motion to the TUC (Trade Unions Congress).Speakers: Mark Serwotka, PCS general secretary; Alan Gibbons, library campaigner; Karen Reissman, Unison NEC; Kevin Courtney, NUT deputy general secretary; Ronnie Draper, BFAWU general secretary; Martin Mayer, Unite EC. Plus speakers from regional campaign groups. All speakers are appearing in a personal capacity.Anyone with time to publicise climate jobs as the important alternative to austerity at the conference, please contact or tel. Sheff 2746362. (Main speaker Martin Mayer, chair of Sheffield TUC and on Unite Executive Committee, is a strong supporter of climate jobs).Register to attend the conference at: Anti Cuts Alliance

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