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CONFERENCE: UNITE THE RESISTANCE - THE FIGHT AGAINST AUSTERITY

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 margaret@stone103.plus.com 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: http://uniteresist.org/sheffieldutrSheffield Anti Cuts Alliance

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