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Audio: Waterford Crystal Workers Speak Out

category cork | worker & community struggles and protests | feature author Wednesday February 11, 2009 11:38author by Alan M. - Workers Solidarity Movement - Corkauthor email corkwsm at gmail dot com Report this post to the editors

Public Meeting in Cork

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Waterford Crystal workers with meeting Chair.

Noel Atkins and Pat Phelan, Waterford Crystal workers and Unite Shop Stewards, travelled to Cork last night to speak out against the attempted closure of the plant. They spoke from the heart as workers tossed on the scrap heap after decades of service.

In the audio, the background to the conflict is provided along with calls for solidarity around the country and a recognition that will hopefully inspire the country and become the first struggle among many against the attack on our class.

A solidarity group is to be formed in Cork from those present, with the aim of helping the Waterford Workers in whatever way we can and keeping the issue in the hearts and minds of working people across the island.

WATERFORD CRYSTAL WORKERS SUPPORT FUND

Donations to the above fund can be made by on of the following means:

1. Ulster Bank 98-64-20 A/C 10379438
2. At the Unite Union Office, Keizer Street, Waterford.
3. At the Visitor Centre, Waterford Crystal.

audio Audio from Public Meeting in Cork in Solidarity with the Waterford Crystal Workers 14.82 Mb


 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Who Are Our Leaders?     Margaret O'Regan    Tue Feb 10, 2009 18:37 
   Deloitte     Ron    Tue Feb 10, 2009 21:29 
   going about things in the wrong way entirely     Sceptic    Wed Feb 11, 2009 20:20 
   to sceptic     soundmigration    Wed Feb 11, 2009 22:57 
   solidarity     cork333    Thu Feb 12, 2009 16:12 
   "hired thugs"?     Alan Davis    Sun Feb 15, 2009 19:00 


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