Tag: 24 General strike

  • NSSN 628: Unite wins 16.2% pay rise at National Express West Midlands & GMB Three victory

    NSSN 628: Unite wins 16.2% pay rise at National Express West Midlands & GMB Three victory

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with two fantastic union victories. The NSSN sends solidarity to both Unite and the GMB. From Unite website: Unite victory with win of 16.2% pay rise at National Express West Midlands (25 Mar) – Strikes by over 3,100 drivers end after vote to accept improved pay offer. West Midlands […]

  • NSSN 627: Strikes force NHS pay offer – workers fight for more

    NSSN 627: Strikes force NHS pay offer – workers fight for more

    The Tories have been forced by the strikes across the NHS to put forward a pay offer. The fact that Sunak’s government has been pushed to this point only months after refusing to talk to unions about pay is a tribute to the fighting capacity of health workers. The latest group of NHS staff to […]

  • NSSN 626: Support mass 15th March Budget Day Strike

    NSSN 626: Support mass 15th March Budget Day Strike

    This Wednesday will see the single biggest day yet of the strike wave, with over 600,000 workers taking action together, just as the Tories move their new Budget. This action confirms that workers are determined to fight for a real pay rise as the cost of living squeeze rages on and the Tories look to […]

  • NSSN 625: March this Saturday to defend the NHS

    NSSN 625: March this Saturday to defend the NHS

    SOS NHS National Demonstration – OUR NHS: END THE CRISIS SUPPORT THE STRIKES 11 MARCH 2023 Central London – assemble midday opposite Warren St tube station, Tottenham Court Road NW1 3AA leaflet   Facebook event Demonstration and transport details here The NSSN is supporting this vital demonstration and sends solidarity to all health workers taking strike […]

  • NSSN 624: Unions line up for mass 15th March Budget Day Strike

    NSSN 624: Unions line up for mass 15th March Budget Day Strike

    The line-up of unions who are striking together on 15th March, the day that the Tories move their new Budget, is taking shape. It will be the single biggest day yet of the strike wave, with well over half a million workers striking together. Striking together that day will be the NEU, PCS (with over […]

  • NSSN 623: New impulse to the strike wave #StrikeTogether

    NSSN 623: New impulse to the strike wave #StrikeTogether

    Over the last few days, there have been major impulses to the strike wave. Today, 21st February sees workers in Northern Ireland strike in health and education, while Friday, yesterday, today and tomorrow sees up to 10,000 ambulance workers take action. The RCN has announced its biggest strike yet, 48-hours of action from Wednesday 1 […]

  • NSSN 622: After the mass strikes – all out together on Budget Day!

    NSSN 622: After the mass strikes – all out together on Budget Day!

    The NSSN called an online meeting on the evening of the 6th February health service strikes – the biggest in NHS history. Five days earlier, 500,000 workers in 5 unions – NEU, PCS, UCU, ASLEF and RMT – walked out together. The NSSN meeting was a valuable forum for reps and activists across the union […]

  • NSSN 620: Support the February 1 #MegaStrike

    NSSN 620: Support the February 1 #MegaStrike

    The NSSN gives our full support to the massive movement of workers this Wednesday 1st February when half a million will take national strike action across 5 unions – NEU, PCS, UCU, ASLEF and RMT. Alongside them will be strikers in a growing number of localised disputes. It will be the biggest day of action […]

  • NSSN 619: 500,000 workers out on February 1st #StrikeTogether

    NSSN 619: 500,000 workers out on February 1st #StrikeTogether

      The strike wave will take a major step up on Wednesday 1st February when 5 unions will take national strike action – NEU, PCS, UCU, ASLEF and RMT. Up to half a million workers will be out and will be joined by the growing number of localised disputes. It will be the single biggest […]

  • NSSN 618: NEU votes for national action & strikes with PCS, ASLEF, RMT & UCU on 1st Feb

    NSSN 618: NEU votes for national action & strikes with PCS, ASLEF, RMT & UCU on 1st Feb

      The NSSN welcomes the vote by 300,000 members of the National Education Union (NEU) for national industrial action, starting with a national strike on 1st February. They will be joined by members of PCS, ASLEF, RMT and UCU also in national action, and with up to half a million workers on strike, it is […]

  • NSSN 617: Fight Together to defend the #RightToStrike

    NSSN 617: Fight Together to defend the #RightToStrike

    The Tories under Sunak have signalled their intention to bring in yet more anti-union legislation on the back of all those Conservative restrictions from Thatcher, Major, Cameron, May and Johnson that already make UK trade union laws the most undemocratic in Western Europe. Workers are being squeezed by the biggest cost of living crisis in […]

  • NSSN 616: 2023 begins with rail strikes #SupportRailWorkers

    NSSN 616: 2023 begins with rail strikes #SupportRailWorkers

    2023 starts as 2022 ended – with workers on the picket line. The first week of the year sees railworkers on strike nationally RMT members will be on strike Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday while ASLEF are out on Thursday. The NSSN will continue to support these strikes as well as all the others that […]