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From The Socialist newspaper, 19 August 2020

Support the Tower Hamlets council workers, vote for Hugo Pierre!

Tower Hamlets council workers strike August 2020, photo Isai Priya

Tower Hamlets council workers strike August 2020, photo Isai Priya   (Click to enlarge)

Hugo Pierre (pictured second left), a Socialist Party member, candidate for Unison general secretary, and a local resident in Tower Hamlets, supported council workers in the east London borough, on strike against council plans to sack them and re-engage them on worse terms and conditions.

The workers were taking their ninth day of strike action against the right-wing Labour mayor, John Biggs, who is forcing through the changes to long-standing agreements with the council's trade unions.

The workers now have to reballot for further action.

Hugo is currently seeking Unison branch nominations and is standing on this programme:

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triangleCouncil workers strike back

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triangleHugo Pierre, a candidate in Unison's general secretary election, speaking at Socialism 2020, 21st November 2020

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