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From The Socialist newspaper, 25 June 2014

Reinstate Bryan Kennedy!

Bryan Kennedy, photo Paul Mattsson

Bryan Kennedy, photo Paul Mattsson   (Click to enlarge)

On 17 June, Unite rep Bryan Kennedy found out - by letter - that he had been sacked by One Housing Group (OHG). Bryan had been suspended since February. He will appeal this decision.

Bryan led a dispute against pay cuts at OHG from April 2012 to November 2013 that led to Unite membership at OHG multiplying.

Unite members took four days of industrial action in June in opposition to Bryan's suspension (see the Socialist issue 814). Bryan's Unite branch is determined to oppose any victimisation of union reps.

Please send protest letters to CEO Mick Sweeney: msweeney@onehousinggroup.co.uk

Messages of support to bryan.kennedy13@gmail.com

Donations to: Housing Workers Branch, Unity Trust Bank, account number 20040639 sort code 03-60-01

Make cheques payable to Unite Housing Workers Branch, post to PO Box 66701, London E11 9FB

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