Across the world Thursday 7 October will be marked by Trade Unions as 'World Day for Decent Work. The campaign's core messages for an economics that put people first couldn't be more timely with the Con-Dem government onslaught on jobs and working conditions.
For the second year running the TUC is working with Philosophy Football on their Stand Up Decent Work event. A night of ideas and entertainment will mix TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber opening the night with the superb comedy of Shappi Khorsandi closing it. Contributions include the performance poetry of Luke Wright, Kat Banyard author of 'The Equality Illusion' and the soulful sounds of East European brass from marching band Fanfara. Adding an international from Bangladesh ZM Kamrul Anam , leader of the country's textile workers trade union, at the cutting edge of the global campaign against sweatshop labour.
Thursday 7 October at TUC Congress Centre, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1. Starts 7pm, Advance booking essential from www.philosophyfootball.com