Catalyst newssheet for October 2005
Support for sacked Gate Gourmet workers
Airline catering company Gate Gourmet deliberately provoked a dispute & sacked 670 workers at Heathrow in August, immediately bringing in temporary workers to replace them. The sacked workers continue to demonstrate daily at Heathrow, and there are solidarity actions and meetings across the UK, including picketing in Liverpool (see picture), of the offices of Blue Arrow, the agency providing many of the temporary workers used by Gate Gourmet.
Stok wins, but questions remain
It’s good to hear that the graffiti artist Stok has been cleared
of all charges for displaying his work on a building in Roscoe Street,
after the owners of the building - Frensons - failed to turn up in court.
Why was the prosecution brought in the first place?
Campaign to ‘Keep our NHS Public!’
Government plans to privatise more of the NHS has created a strong reaction
from health workers and others. The following is a statement from a group
called ‘Keep our NHS Public’:
War on 'Yobs'
The Echo's recent series on 'Yobs' has failed to mention the Council
'Yobs' who have allowed the demolition of beautiful buildings to be replaced
by non-descript boxes. An example of this is shown below in Kingsley Road.
See: ‘Liverpool - Culture of Disrespect for Residents’. www.corporatewatch.org
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