London 21 August, demonstration supporting striking postal workers

This October 2013 video from Britain is called Royal Mail workers vote to strike following privatisation.

2007: ‘Another brilliant strike day at Holbeach Delivery Office and massive support shown by CWU members. How much longer can the twats at the top let this mess continue whilst the public wait for the post? If bosses get their way, you will see less postpeople, later deliveries and post at tea time. Is that what you want Holbeach?’

Music: ‘You ain’t seen nothing yet’!

From British daily News Line:

Thursday, 9 August 2007

CWU CALLS NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION! – All out on Tuesday August 21

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has announced a national demonstration in London in support of postal workers on Tuesday, 21 August 2007.

A CWU spokeswoman told news Line yesterday: ‘The rally is for all public sector workers to come together to support the postal workers in their current dispute.

‘We will be calling on all public sector workers and unions to stand together against the cuts and privatisation.’

The demonstration will assemble at 12.00 noon at Clerkenwell Green and depart at 12.30pm.

The march route along Clerkenwell Road and Old Street will pass Royal Mail head office twice before returning to Clerkenwell Green for a mass rally at 1.30pm.

The CWU said: ‘This event is part of the CWU’s ongoing campaign in defence of postal workers and postal services.’

Speakers include: Billy Hayes and Dave Ward, CWU; Francis O’Grady, TUC; Keith Sonnett, UNISON; Keith Norman, ASLEF; Colin Moses, POA; Steve Sinnott, NUT; Bob Crow, RMT; speakers from PCS and GMB are yet to be confirmed.

CWU London Divisional Rep Martin Walsh told News Line: ‘We are expecting a big demonstration.

Update: here.

Strikes in Britain in September 2007: here.

Postal workers in Egypt strike: here.

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