Tag: condems

  • 454: Demonstrate against Tories in Manchester

    454: Demonstrate against Tories in Manchester

      The NSSN is supporting the demonstration this Sunday in Manchester against the Tories at their conference. The ruling of the Supreme Court against Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament shows how weak and divided the Establishment is. The labour and trade union movement should step up the fight for a general election. The TUC should…

  • 428: NSSN Birmingham Rally to build solidarity for strikes

    428: NSSN Birmingham Rally to build solidarity for strikes

      Tonight March 12th, the NSSN is hosting a public solidarity meeting with striking Birmingham Unite binworkers and Mandy Buckley Unison Convenor for homecare workers as well as PCS Universal Credit strikers from Wolverhampton and Walsall at 6.30pm in the Birmingham Midland Institute – 9 Margaret St B3 3BS. Speakers include striking workers from all…

  • NSSN 427: #IWD2019 – support the ‘Women’s Lives Matter’ campaign

    NSSN 427: #IWD2019 – support the ‘Women’s Lives Matter’ campaign

    NSSN 427: IWD2019 – support the ‘Women’s Lives Matter’ campaign This Friday is International Women’s Day. This year we are highlighting ‘Women’s Lives Matter’ – the campaign against cuts to domestic violence services. Please take this to your trade union and trades council and table it for discussion and debate to help build the campaign:-…

  • NSSN 410: Glasgow Women March and Strike for Equal Pay

    NSSN 410: Glasgow Women March and Strike for Equal Pay

      This week, we headline our bulletin with the strike on October 22-23 by 8,000 workers in Unison and the GMB in Glasgow City Council. The NSSN gives our full support and solidarity to the workers and their unions. This is the Unison statement:- Thousands of Glasgow’s women march for equal pay (23 October 2018)…

  • NSSN 405: POA members take action over prison safety

    NSSN 405: POA members take action over prison safety

      The National Shop Stewards Network sends solidarity to the POA union whose members took part in protests outside prisons last Friday over the massive safety concerns that the union has for their members and other staff and inmates as a result of Tory cuts. The POA have disgracefully had their democratic right to take…

  • 404: NSSN TUC Rally – general election to ‘Get Tories Out!’

    404: NSSN TUC Rally – general election to ‘Get Tories Out!’

      The National Shop Stewards Network rally last Sunday September 9th before the start of TUC Congress was a tremendous event with over 200 trade union activists attending alongside congress delegates. TUC was held in Manchester to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first congress in 1868 and the NSSN rally took place in the…

  • NSSN 381: Victory to the lecturers as pension offer is rejected

    NSSN 381: Victory to the lecturers as pension offer is rejected

    NSSN 381: Victory to the lecturers as pension offer is rejected The UCU USS pensions dispute in the pre-1992 universities continue as the employer’s proposals were yesterday rejected after a meeting of the union’s Higher Education Committee (HEC) and a national reps meeting. In an incredible show of strength by rank and file lecturers, thousands…

  • NSSN 375: Demo to #FixOurNHS this Sat Feb 3rd

    NSSN 375: Demo to #FixOurNHS this Sat Feb 3rd

    The National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) is supporting the national day of action this Saturday February 3rd to protest against the crisis in the NHS. There will be protests around the country, including an emergency demonstration in London. One of the leading organisers is nurse Jacqui Berry. She is also a member of Unison’s NEC…

  • NSSN 374: UCU vote to strike for 14 days to defend pensions

    NSSN 374: UCU vote to strike for 14 days to defend pensions

      University pensions strike update: Universities to be hit with 14 strike days if USS row not resolved – from UCU website (22 Jan): Universities face initial 14 days of escalating strike action if a row over changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is not resolved. Sixty-one universities would be hit with a wave…

  • NSSN 360: support the CWU Royal Mail strike, PCS pay ballot and TUC lobby, rally & march to scrap the cap

    NSSN 360: support the CWU Royal Mail strike, PCS pay ballot and TUC lobby, rally & march to scrap the cap

      CWU Support the Royal Mail strike – for 48 hours starting 11am Thursday October 19th. As we write this bulletin, the CWU are in the High Court because Royal Mail management are seeking an injunction to stop the strike. This is despite the union smashing the undemocratic new voting thresholds in the Tory Trade…

  • NSSN 348: Support PCS fight against DWP office closures

    NSSN 348: Support PCS fight against DWP office closures

    The government is abandoning unemployed, sick and disabled people, and putting hundreds of jobs at risk, by confirming today the closure of almost one in 10 jobcentres. The news comes as we announce our members in Eastern Avenue jobcentre in Sheffield, one of the threatened sites, will strike again from 17 to 21 July following…

  • NSSN 307: Come to NSSN TUC Rally Sunday – Tories Out! Keep Corbyn!

    NSSN 307: Come to NSSN TUC Rally Sunday – Tories Out! Keep Corbyn!

    This year’s TUC Congress comes at a critical moment for the trade union movement. It will be the last before the new Tory (anti) Trade Union Act comes into force. However, even before then, we have seen the Tory Press whip up a storm against two important disputes – the BMA Junior Doctors and the…