Friday, August 15, 2008
Events planned for Day of Action 20 August
07:15 – 08:00 - General Secretary to join pickets outside City of Edinburgh HQ
City of Edinburgh Council HQ, Waverly Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh EH8 8BG
- Launch advertising of advertising trailer highlighting the action.
10:30am – 11:15am - March and Rally, Brodie Park to County Square. Speakers: Mike Kirby Scottish Convenor UNISON, Mark Ferguson Renfrewshire UNISON. Other speakers to be announced
Joint union balloon release at 11:15am
10.30 a.m. at British Legion Club, Victoria Buildings, Blackhall Road, Inverurie
Speakers Dougie Black – Lead TU Negotiator, Bob Revie – Aberdeenshire UNISON
10.30am Joint rally with GMB/UNITE in the morning, at the Civic Centre in Motherwell.
Picket lines will be mounted at certain key workplaces including the Civic Centre, Education HQ in Coatbridge and Coates House, Social Work HQ.
11 am - Joint union rally outside Inverness Castle. Speakers from UNISON GMB and Unite. Balloon release.
12 Noon – 1:00pm – Joint Union Rally at City Square. Speakers: Rory Malone UNISON, Richard Whyte Unite, John Begley GMB. Other speakers to be announced
12.30 pm - 2:00pm - Rally at George Square. Speakers to be confirmed – will include Dave Prentis - UNISON General Secretary
NB: Check back here or www.unison-scotland.org.uk for updates