• NSSN 656: Support the GMB Coventry Amazon Black Friday strike

    NSSN 656: Support the GMB Coventry Amazon Black Friday strike

    The NSSN sends our support and solidarity to Amazon workers taking further strike action this coming Friday. The workers at the Coventry warehouse in the GMB union have been an inspiration to the whole trade union movement, and a beacon to all those in this sector who are not yet organised in a union. Get…

  • NSSN 655: TUC calls Special Congress to resist Tory MSL anti-union attack

    NSSN 655: TUC calls Special Congress to resist Tory MSL anti-union attack

    The NSSN welcomes the convening of a Special TUC Congress on Saturday December 9th in response to the Tory Government laying out “regulations for minimum service levels in rail, the ambulance service and border security. Ministers have said these new rules will be rushed into force by the end of the year. Ministers are also…

  • NSSN 654: Tories forced into ticket office U-turn but announce Xmas anti-union attack

    NSSN 654: Tories forced into ticket office U-turn but announce Xmas anti-union attack

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with the Tories being forced into a U-turn over train ticket office closures!! The NSSN sends congratulations to rail & transport unions and all those who have campaigned against these cuts.   This will give confidence to all workers that it is possible to win victories against the employers, as…

  • NSSN 653: Strike wave continues – support workers’ action

    NSSN 653: Strike wave continues – support workers’ action

    BREAKING NEWS!! Tories forced into a U-turn over train ticket offices closures!! NSSN sends congratulations to rail & transport unions and all those who have campaigned against these cuts RMT WELCOMES RESOUNDING VICTORY AGAINST TICKET OFFICE CLOSURES (31 Oct) HALT TICKET OFFICE CLOSURES SAYS RMT (31 Oct) RAIL TICKET OFFICE CLOSURES AT THE END OF THE…

  • NSSN 652: Tories target new anti-union law at education unions – all unions must fight together

    NSSN 652: Tories target new anti-union law at education unions – all unions must fight together

    After the BMA was recently threatened by the Tories with their Minimum Service Levels (MSL) anti-union law when their consultant and junior doctor members took strike action together, Sunak’s government is now targeting education unions. The UCU, NEU and NASUWT have all responded to this attack. Education workers, like those across all sectors in the…

  • NSSN 651: United union response needed now to Tory anti-union attack

    NSSN 651: United union response needed now to Tory anti-union attack

    On August 25th, the Tory Government announced that they were launching a 6-week consultation that “will advise unions on reasonable steps they should take to ensure minimum service levels are achieved during strike action.” During this period, Tory ministers have threatened the BMA and last week the UCU responded to the new anti-union attack.  …

  • NSSN 650: Striking doctors & radiographers march on Tory Party Conference

    NSSN 650: Striking doctors & radiographers march on Tory Party Conference

    The NSSN will be marching with the tens of thousands of NHS staff in Manchester on Tuesday 3rd October as the Tory Party Conference meets in the city. Assembe:1pm, St Peter’s Square, Manchester. Consultant and junior doctor members in the British Medical Association (BMA) will be striking from October 2-4 and radiographers in the Society…

  • NSSN 649: Tories threaten BMA with new anti-union law – fight together!

    NSSN 649: Tories threaten BMA with new anti-union law – fight together!

    Tory Health Secretary Steve Barclay has threatened the BMA with their new anti-union law, the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act 2023 as the union’s consultants and junior doctors members stepped up their strike action. The NSSN stands in solidarity with the BMA and the consultants and junior doctors. As with other NHS workers and those…

  • NSSN 648: TUC votes for fighting strategy against Tory anti-union law

    NSSN 648: TUC votes for fighting strategy against Tory anti-union law

    This week’s TUC Congress in Liverpool passed a composite motion that set out a fighting strategy to take on the latest Tory anti-union law, the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act 2023 (MSL). Workers will now want this strategy implemented, including the organising of a national demonstration and the convening of a Special TUC Congress ‘to…

  • NSSN 647: Join NSSN TUC Congress #RightToStrike Rally & Lobby this Sunday in Liverpool

    NSSN 647: Join NSSN TUC Congress #RightToStrike Rally & Lobby this Sunday in Liverpool

    The TUC Congress in Liverpool, that starts this coming Sunday September 10th, comes at a critical time for the trade union movement. The Tories’ new anti-union legislation, the Minimum Service Level Act (MSL) was passed into law before the Parliamentary summer recess. This means that striking unions can face massive fines and their members when…

  • NSSN 646: Unions call for action against new Tory anti-union law at TUC – come to NSSN Lobby

    NSSN 646: Unions call for action against new Tory anti-union law at TUC – come to NSSN Lobby

    At the TUC Congress in Liverpool, that starts on Sunday September 10th, one of the major debates will be on the Tories’ new anti-union legislation. The Minimum Service Level Act (MSL) was passed into law before the Parliamentary summer recess. This means that striking unions can face massive fines and their members can be under…

  • NSSN 645: Rail unions step up the fight

    NSSN 645: Rail unions step up the fight

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with further national rail strikes in the Train Operating Companies and industrial action by the RMT and ASLEF, in a year-long dispute. We give our full support and solidarity to these unions and their members and all others taking action in the growing strike wave. The RMT are striking…