The week of action against poverty pimps Atos Origin begins this Monday 9th May with a picnic and party in Triton Square, Euston, home of their head office, at 2pm.
Details of all confirmed events are below. Please help us spread the word –
blog, post on facebook and forums, tweet and email all who may be interested.
For all links to more info/facebook pages etc please visit the website at:
Don’t forget the week long virtual protest against Atos, let’s make sure Atos
Origin know exactly how we feel by contacting them, complaining and exposing their grubby money making scheme which has already led to suicides. For full details, plus links to Atos blogs, facebook pages etc visit the website above.
Atos can be contacted direct on their handy freephone number: +44 (0)800 7833040 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting +44 (0)800 7833040 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
London – Party and Protest in Triton Square
Monday, May 9: 2pm
Bring music, drums, banners, placards, food to share and brighten up the
faceless corporate wasteland that is home to poverty pimps Atos Origin Ltd.
Musicians, poets, orators, ranters, shouters, all benefit claimants and
supporters welcome. Please help spread the word, invite your friends and let’s make this the biggest stand against poverty pimps Atos Origin so far.
Guardian journalist John Domokos will be there, he wants to investigate how ATOS tests are being carried out. He is also very keen to attend a WCA test, and a tribunal, and try and record them so would like to meet some people who have been through it all ready.
Thursday, May 12 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Unison offices, 19th floor McClaren Tower, Priory Queensway. B4 7NN
Public Meeting: Benefit Cuts: Who are they targeting? How can we stop them? –
called by DPAC and Right To Work
Then on Friday May 13th at noon outside Waterstones bookshop opposite bull
statue in Bullring centre join them for leafleting and street theatre ‘ The
Computer Says NO’ an adaptation of a Brighton Benefit Campaign play.
Bristol – 3.30-5.30 Thursday 12th May
After a previous successful demonstration outside ATOS, Flowers Hill, voicing
our dissent at the way this Government is attacking the most vulnerable in our
society and using ATOS as a way of doing it, we are asking you join us for
another demonstration between 3.30-5.30 Thursday 12th May 2011 outside ATOS, Flowers Hill, Brislington.
Cardiff – Monday, May 9 · 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Disability Benefits Building, St Agnes Street, Gabalfa, Cardiff
As part of the National Week of Action against Benefit Cuts and Atos Origin
kicking off on Monday 9th of May, we will be staging a protest outside the
Disability Benefits Building at St. Agnes road, Gabalfa, Cardiff.
Bring music, drums, banners, placards, snacks to share and brighten up the
faceless corporate wasteland that is the Benefits Building!
Manchester – Wednesday, May 11 · 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Albert Bridge House, Bridge Street, Manchester
Called by Manchester Coalition Against Cuts. If your organisation would like to
support this demonstration please contact: coalitionagainstcuts at gmail dot com
Liverpool – Picket Atos Origin
Monday, May 9 · 11:30am – 2:30pm
Atos Origin, The Plaza, Old Hall Street, Liverpool
As part of this week of action, Liverpool Solidarity Federation are calling for
all those who stand in support of disabled people to join us in a picket of
their offices in Liverpool the same day.
Assemble in The Plaza, Old Hall Street, at 11.30am on Monday 9th May. Bring
flags, banners, and placards.
Monday, May 9: 10am
Plymouth Claimants Union will be demonstrating outside the Atos Origin Argosy
House , Marsh Mills , medical centre in Plymouth from 10.00 am Monday 9th May.
Free transport from city centre. Contact plymouthclaimantsunion at yahoo dot co dot uk
There is now a Cornwall DPAC group formed which may be contacted at c.mccarther at sky dot com. We are holding a protest day in Truro and going to the ATOSoffice. Meet outside Weatherspoons in Lemon Quay at 10.30am on Wednesday May