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Peabody Housing Association takeover of CBHA - bad news for tenants

Tenants of tenant-led Housing Association CBHA, staff and  supporters from the Unite Housing Workers Branch protested at a Peabody roadshow at which the large parent sought to persuade tenants to accept their 'offer' of different arrangements for the ownership and governance of the smaller subsidiary, CBHA,

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Bangladeshi Garment Worker Union leader visits Tower Hamlets

Unite's community centre at Cable Street hosted a visit by Amirul Haque Amin, of the Bangladeshi Garment Workers Federation (BGWF). He spoke about the fight for garment workers' rights and about the battle for justice after the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory killed more than a thousand workers and injured another 2,500 in 2013. (left to right, Jim Kelly - Chair London & Eastern Region, Pete Kavanagh - Secretary London & Eastern Region, Amirul Haque , president of the National Garment Workers Federation Bangladesh, Debbie Coulter of Ethical Trading Investment).

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