CUTTING DISABILITY BENEFIT KILLS – Proclaim Demonstrators at ATOS Edinburgh Benefits Testing Centre

Cutting disability benefits kills!  That was the message from campaigners who protested at the ATOS benefits testing centre at York Place, Edinburgh on 16th December.  At the same time people demonstrated at ATOS in Glasgow, London and around Britain, as part of the UK wide month of action against ATOS and the unfair sickness benefits tests.  …

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ECAP Supports the National Strike Day

On the massive 30 November Strike Day supporters of Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty joined the Jobcentre workers picket line, protested at slave labour shysters A4e, then participated in the thousands-strong march to the Scottish Parliament.   At the main entrance of High Riggs Jobcentre, Edinburgh on 30 November ECAP were warmly welcomed by the workers…

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THIS WED 30 NOVEMBER STRIKE DAY

THIS WED 30 NOVEMBER STRIKE DAY EDINBURGH COALITION AGAINST POVERTY ACTIVITY All welcome to join us… 8 am ONWARDS till 9.30/10ish…. JOINING JOBCENTRE WORKERS’ PICKET AT HIGH RIGGS JOBCENTRE by Tollcross   9.30 am/10ish till 11ish…  MOVING ON TO LEAFLET AND DISPLAY BANNERS AT A4E OFFICES, 34 EARL GREY STREET (just 2-3 mins away, Earl Grey…

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Victory for Edinburgh Unemployed Over A4e

Tribunal overturns sanction and upholds right to representation   Claimants in Edinburgh have won a potentially crucial victory in the battle for the right of unemployed people to be represented at DWP provider A4e – thanks to the courageous stand taken by brave ex-miner Peter. An independent Tribunal has ruled that a claimant cannot have…

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