NSSN 370: Seasons Greetings – keep fighting back in 2018!!
The National Shop Stewards Network sends our greetings and thanks to all our supporters and affiliates in our last weekly bulletin of the year. 2017 was a year of struggle. We’ve seen waves of strike action, too numerous to mention them all. As you will read in this bulletin, this wave continues into the holiday […]
Interview with sacked Crossrail worker
Crossrail electrician and Unite the Union member Dan Collins was laid off by contractor Skanska after he raised a safety concern. “I started work on Monday 9 February. They told me it was a three-year contract. A foreman showed me around – there was an abundance of work to do. He asked me if I […]
VIDEO Anti-Blacklisting campaigner arrested on Crossrail protest
Blacklist Support Group secretary Dave Smith was arrested on the peaceful protest of 40 construction workers and their supporters outside the Construction News Awards in the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane on last night. The protestors, who had a token stopping of the traffic, were highlighting the disgraceful sacking of workers on the Crossrail project […]
Stop the Crossrail sackings!
For the third Monday in succession, construction workers and their supporters held a protest outside a Crossrail site to demand that a worker sacked for raising safety issues be reinstated. Two weeks ago, protesters blocked the road outside the Bond Street site in London after an electrician was sacked after he had asked for a proper […]
Stop the Blacklist @ Crossrail protest today
You can’t describe how NOISY this demo was but it was part of the right response to the ongoing bullying of sacked Unite Rep Frank Morris. Yesterday he was attacked by Security guards and today there was a big and noisy Unite turnout to raise the game. NSSN Rob williams and other steering committee members […]