Month: February 2023
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!
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 621: Support the biggest strike in NHS history
Last Wednesday February 1st was a massive step up in the strike wave, as 500,000 workers in 5 unions – NEU, PCS, UCU, ASLEF and RMT – walked out together. There were impressive rallies and demonstrations in many towns and cities in support of the action as well as to protest against the new planned […]