Link to this page: http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/681/12478
Reinstate Paddy Brennan!
Paddy Brennan, Unite convenor at the Swindon Honda plant has been suspended from work. Paddy's suspension is a provocative attack on a prominent trade union fighter and by extension an attack on the right to organise at Honda. We demand Paddy's reinstatement and the NSSN pledges to do all it can in support of this.
Donald McDougall, Honda Unite branch secretary said: "Paddy Brennan is a dedicated socialist who deserves better than this shoddy treatment, for no other reason than fighting for the best interests of his fellow workers. He has given a massive amount of his time in the support of those in need, both within the workplace and outwith, supporting many campaigns nationwide. It is now time that we rally behind him and expose his accusers of their anti-union agenda. In the coming days Paddy and our organisation will be looking for support and solidarity from our brothers and sisters."
Please email letters of protest to firstname.lastname@example.org and messages of support to: 07985 800763
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