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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Remploy Strike - 2nd Day of Action
Picture is from this morning's picket line outside the Remploy factory in Barking. The government is closing 27 factories employing 1,012 disabled workers.
Check out this BBC report here and GMB press release here.
Local Labour Assembly member John Biggs (left) was there in support. Seen in picture on left with Remploy steward (and Newham Labour Councillor) Jose Alexander (2nd from right)