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National Week of Action Against Atos Origin - 9-15th May - Latest News

claimantsfightback | 04.05.2011 10:18 | Public sector cuts | Social Struggles | Workers' Movements | Sheffield | South Coast

Disability activists, claimant groups and anti-cuts campaigners have called a week of action against poverty pimps Atos Origin beginning on Monday 9th May with a picnic and party in Triton Square*, home of their head office, at 2pm.

Both announced and unannounced protests are set to take place around the UK outside the offices and testing centres operated by Atos Origin.

Latest News: Please help spread the word and organise locally

Birmingham

Thursday, May 12 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Unison offices, 19th floor McClaren Tower, Priory Queensway. B4 7NN
Public Meeting: Benefit Cuts: Who are they targeting? How can we stop them? – called by DPAC and Right To Work

Then on Friday May 13th at noon outside Waterstones bookshop opposite bull statue in Bullring centre join them for leafleting and street theatre ‘ The Computer Says NO’ an adaptation of a Brighton Benefit Campaign play.

 http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2011/04/17/birmingham-actions-against-atos-may-1213/

 http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=169640809755894

Bristol

After a previous successful demonstration outside ATOS, Flowers Hill, voicing our dissent at the way this Government is attacking the most vulnerable in our society and using ATOS as a way of doing it, we are asking you join us for another demonstration between 3.30-5.30 Thursday 12th May 2011 outside ATOS, Flowers Hill, Brislington.

 http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2011/04/16/bristol-atos-protest-thursday-12th-may/

 http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=158658667531464


Cardiff

Monday, May 9 · 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Disability Benefits Building, St Agnes Street, Gabalfa, Cardiff

As part of the National Week of Action against Benefit Cuts and Atos Origin kicking off on Monday 9th of May, we will be staging a protest outside the Disability Benefits Building at St. Agnes road, Gabalfa, Cardiff.

Bring music, drums, banners, placards, snacks to share and brighten up the faceless corporate wasteland that is the Benefits Building!

 http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/cardiff-day-of-action-against-benefit-cuts-9th-april/

 http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=171127669607093&ref=mf

Manchester - Wednesday, May 11 · 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Albert Bridge House, Bridge Street, Manchester
Called by Manchester Coalition Against Cuts. If your organisation would like to support this demonstration please contact:  coalitionagainstcuts@gmail.com

 http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2011/04/16/manchester-benefits-protest-planning-meetings-28th-april/

 http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=145587872178552

Liverpool - Picket Atos Origin

Monday, May 9 · 11:30am - 2:30pm

Atos Origin, The Plaza, Old Hall Street, Liverpool

As part of this week of action, Liverpool Solidarity Federation are calling for all those who stand in support of disabled people to join us in a picket of their offices in Liverpool the same day.

Assemble in The Plaza, Old Hall Street, at 11.30am on Monday 9th May. Bring flags, banners, and placards.

 http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2011/04/16/liverpool-picket-atos-9th-may/

 http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=160068340719677

London - Party and Protest in Triton Square

Monday, May 9 - 2pm

 http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2011/04/20/picnic-and-party-against-atos-origin-part-2/

 http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=194299250612882&

Plymouth

Monday, May 9 - 10am
Plymouth Claimants Union will be demonstrating outside the Atos Origin , Argosy House , Marsh Mills , medical centre in Plymouth from 10.00 am Monday 9th May. Free transport from city centre. Cntact  plymouthclaimantsunion@yahoo.co.uk

Everywhere!

International Week of Virtual Protest Against Atos Origin

 http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2011/04/27/international-week-of-virtual-protest-against-atos-origin/

 http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=144607022276752

claimantsfightback
- e-mail: notowelfarecuts@yahoo.co.uk
- Homepage: http://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/

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