Early July round-up: cleaners, disability assessments, carers and more…

Cautiously pessimistic

First off, there’s a few upcoming events this week that look worthwhile:

Throughout the whole week, the Universities and Colleges Union will be taking local actions as part of their ongoing pay dispute. The week of 11-15 July sees Edge Hill and Exeter out on the Monday, Open Uni, Rose Burford College, Arts Uni Bournemouth and Keele and Tuesday 12th, Roehampton on Wednesday 13th, Canterbury Christ Church on the 14th, and Teesside and Swansea on Friday 15th. If you don’t have plans, Fighting Against Casualisation in Education or the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts might potentially be doing interesting stuff to support the strikes in your area.
On Wednesday 13th, there’ll be action against the companies that carry out assessments for Personal Independence Payment, the new benefit that was brought in to replace Disability Living Allowance, in 16 towns and cities. There are events confirmed so far…

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