National Day of Action Against Workfare – Saturday 31st March
On the 29th Boycott Workfare in Birmingham have a public meeting to discuss continued resistance to forced labour.
Then on Friday a picket called by Solidarity Federation will be held outside Holland & Barrett in Halifax from 11.30
These coincide with the International Worker’s Association days of action called across the world.
Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty are meeting at Kirkgate Shopping Centre from noon and plan to continue the drive to make workfare unworkable – they have a planning meeting on Monday 26th (details on facebook).
In Brighton protesters will meet by the clock tower at 11am, target to be confirmed later, whilst they will hold a communications blockade of the same target on April 2nd.
An alliance of groups, including Sol Fed, BADACA, the IWW and Bristol Anarchist federation are joining together for a day of protest in Bristol town centre – meet by the bandstand in Castle Park at 1pm. Action in Swindon will also take place, beginning at noon, meet at the War memorial.
Then on the 2nd April there will be a picket by posties and Boycott Workfare outside the offices of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) who recently appeared to endorse workfare.
The Government’s workfare schemes are crumbling. Keep kicking till they break.