As you may be aware, Remploy workers in Birkenhead are being made redundant as of next Thursday. This is a disgusting attack on disability working rights on the one hand, and part of a wider attack on disability rights which has seen benefits and adult social care being cut on the other. After a meeting of the Remploy workforce today the decision was made to hold a demonstration at the factory on Monday 13th August 4:30pm (Remploy, Unit 4, West Float Ind. Estate, off dock road, Birkenhead, CH41 1JH)). They are calling for the support of trade unions and campaign groups to come and make this a vibrant demonstration and to create awareness of the issues faced by disabled people as well as all those suffering attacks under the Con-Dem government.
Please come along with your trade union banners and show your solidarity.
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Message from Remploy Workers below:
Dear brothers and sisters,
As you are probably aware we are facing imminent closure at Remploy Birkenhead Today a meeting of the workforce has decided upon holding a demonstration at the factory on Monday 13th August at 4:30pm. We are calling on all fellow trade unionists and supporters to join us sending a clear message to the government that we are fighting for our jobs. Yours Fraternally Garteh Rees (GMB shop steward, Remploy Birkenhead)