PRESS RELEASE: Bakers union comes to Southport NEXT WEEK

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PRESS RELEASE: Bakers union comes to Southport NEXT WEEK

BAKERS FOOD AND ALLIED WORKERS UNION NATIONAL CONFERENCE AT THE SOUTHPORT THEATRE & CONVENTION CENTRE, MERSEYSIDE, PR9 ODZ

Sunday 8th – Thursday 12th June

World famous British actor and political activist Ricky Tomlinson will address hundreds of union members from the food industry on MONDAY 9th JUNE 1.30pm about blacklisting and opposing government austerity.

Leading Labour MP and BFAWU Parliamentary leader John McDonnell will report to union members on the battle to reduce temperatures in the workplace which have long term health implications for workers.

The union has been at the forefront of a global campaign for Fast Food Workers Rights which calls for a living wage http://fastfoodrights.wordpress.com/

For further information, contact: BFAWU leader Ronnie Draper 07812739350 // Ronnie.Draper@bfawu.org // @ronniebfawu

To arrange interviews with Ronnie, union President Ian Hodson or union activists during conference, contact John Millington – 07931316547 // jmillingtonjournalist@gmail.com // @johnjournalist

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Notes to editors
• The BFAWU represents over 20,000 workers in food, baking and allied services industries across the UK and Northern Ireland.
• It is an affiliate to the UK Labour Party.
• The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) is a trade union of workers in the food industry. It was founded in 1847, in Manchester, by a group of Journeymen Bakers.

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