'No Sweat' events

No Sweat student week of anti-sweatshop action, incl. speaking tour by NZ fast-food workers' organiser Mike Treen

Date: 
11 February, 2008 (All day) - 18 February, 2008 (All day)
Location: 

various

Description: 

Speaker tour as part of No Sweat's 2008 week of action (11-18 February), with Mike Treen of New Zealand's Unite Union and Supersize My Pay campaign and Axel Persson, a young fast food worker and CGT union activist from Paris. Mike will be speaking a meetings until Saturday 16th; Axel will be speaking at meetings from Thursday 14th February (i.e. they will overlap).

Monday 11th February lunchtime: Oxford University
1pm, Lecture Room 23, Balliol College, Broad Street, Oxford
Sponsored by Oxford No Sweat, Oxford Uni Living Wage Campaign and Oxford Uni Labour Club
For more information ring Mike on 07711 808 435 or email daniel.rawnsley@keble.ox.ac.uk

Monday evening: Brighton
7pm, Conference room (top floor, South Wing) Community Base, North Road, Brighton
Organised by Brighton No Sweat
Ring Mark on 07811 347 486 or email marksandell1@yahoo.co.uk

Tuesday 12th February lunch time, University of East Anglia, Norwich (details soon)
12-2pm, UEA Room 131
Sponsored by UEA Socialist Society
Email patyarker@aol.com

Tuesday evening: Cambridge University (details soon)
Sponsored by Cambridge University Education Not for Sale
Ring Richard on 07905 060 469

Wednesday 13th February lunchtime: Hull University (details soon)
Ring Stephen on 07791240733 or email wideload.wood@gmail.com

Wednesday early evening: Nottingham University (details soon)
Sponsored by Nottingham Uni Environmental and Social Justice campaign
Email Teodora at lqzytat@nottingham.ac.uk

Wednesday evening: Nottingham
7.30pm, International Community Centre, Mansfield Road, Nottingham
Ring Tom on 07779 328 418 or email thomas.unterrainer@talk21.com

Thursday 14th February lunchtime: Sheffield GMB union
12.30-2.30pm, Sheffield GMB HQ, Thorne House, 188/190 Norfolk Street, Sheffield
Ring Daniel on 07961 040 618 or email skillz_999@hotmail.com

Thursday evening: Sheffield University
7-9.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Arts Tower, Sheffield University
Organised by Sheffield University No Sweat group
Ring Louise on 07746 759 773 or email lougified@hotmail.com

Friday 15th February lunchtime: London School of Economics (details soon)
Ring Aled on 07817 588 923 or email a.d.fisher@lse.ac.uk

Friday 15th February evening: London reception sponsored by Battersea and Wandsworth Trades
Council.
6pm, the Bread & Roses, 68a Clapham Manor Street, London (Clapham Common tube or Clapham High Street rail)
Food and drink will be available!
Ring Paul on 07984 356 110 or email paul@hampton1968.freeserve.co.uk

Saturday 16th February: London
2pm at University of London Union, Malet Street, Euston, London
Email admin@nosweat.org.uk

Monday 18th February: Leeds
7.30pm, Swarthmore Centre, Woodhouse Square, Leeds
Ring Mike on 07814 896 517 or email mjw501@york.ac.uk

Tuesday 19th February evening: Glasgow
Sponsored by Glasgow University Socialist Society and organised by activists from groups including the SSP/SSY, IWW, Iraq Union Solidarity and Workers' Liberty
Email darcyleigh@gmail.com

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What else you can do

We will be targeting Starbucks and other companies during the week of action. More information on this site soon.
- Organise a meeting with a No Sweat speaker and film. We have a variety of DVDs and are happy to send speakers.
- Organise a local picket of a Starbucks or other anti-union shop or company. We can send you model leaflets, stickers etc.
- Organise a fundraising event like a benefit or anti-sweatshop fashion show.
For more ideas, to find out what's happening in your area, or to let us know what you're doing - get in touch: admin@nosweat.org.uk/ 07811 347 486

London No Sweat action in solidarity with textile workers' struggles in Bangladesh

Date: 
8 December, 2007 - 10:30 - 11:30
Location: 

Outside Tesco, Commercial St, London E1 (nearest Tube: Aldgate East or Aldgate)

Description: 

NO SWEAT ACTION - SATURDAY 8TH DECEMBER 10:30-11:30 - TESCO, COMMERCIAL STREET (NEAREST TUBE: ALDGATE EAST/ALDGATE)

This is our second solidarity action in support of the textile workers' strikes/riots that have swept through Bangladesh this autumn.

London No Sweat forum: What Not 2 Wear

Date: 
6 November, 2006 - 19:30
Location: 

The Plough, Museum St, London WC1

Description: 

Speaker: Martin Hearson - Labour behind the label

description:

Speaker: Martin Hearson - Labour behind the label

Location:
The Plough, Museum St, London WC1