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ECAP Supports the National Strike Day

On the massive 30 November Strike Day supporters of Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty joined the Jobcentre workers picket line, protested at slave labour shysters A4e, then participated in the thousands-strong march to the Scottish Parliament.   At the main entrance of High Riggs Jobcentre, Edinburgh on 30 November ECAP were warmly welcomed by the workers…

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THIS WED 30 NOVEMBER STRIKE DAY

THIS WED 30 NOVEMBER STRIKE DAY EDINBURGH COALITION AGAINST POVERTY ACTIVITY All welcome to join us… 8 am ONWARDS till 9.30/10ish…. JOINING JOBCENTRE WORKERS’ PICKET AT HIGH RIGGS JOBCENTRE by Tollcross   9.30 am/10ish till 11ish…  MOVING ON TO LEAFLET AND DISPLAY BANNERS AT A4E OFFICES, 34 EARL GREY STREET (just 2-3 mins away, Earl Grey…

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Victory for Edinburgh Unemployed Over A4e

Tribunal overturns sanction and upholds right to representation   Claimants in Edinburgh have won a potentially crucial victory in the battle for the right of unemployed people to be represented at DWP provider A4e – thanks to the courageous stand taken by brave ex-miner Peter. An independent Tribunal has ruled that a claimant cannot have…

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Edinburgh Demo Against Privatisation of Services

Demo against privatisation of Edinburgh Council Services (with possible occupation) At Council meeting this Thursday 27th, demo from 8.30 am onwards, meeting starts 10 am At Council Chambers, High St. Environmental Services, including refuse collection and street cleansing, plus other services face privatisation.  This would mean redundancies, attacks on wages and conditions plus worse services. Demo…

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CAMPAIGNERS TAKE ACTION AGAINST CRIMINAL LANDLORDS

Community activists in Edinburgh have launched a campaign to lobby the City of Edinburgh Council for the effective enforcement of legislation against criminal landlords. Research by Edinburgh Private Tenants Action Group (EPTAG) has found that no landlord has ever been struck off the landlord register, despite some landlords committing criminal offences against their tenants. One…

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