• NSSN 584: Support the strikes

    NSSN 584: Support the strikes

    The NSSN continues to publicise the increasing number of strikes. Workers are fighting back against the cost of living squeeze. We give support to the ballot for national action by RMT members and the impending industrial action vote by the CWU in Royal Mail. The NSSN sends solidarity to civil service unions such as PCS […]

  • NSSN 583: Mobilise for mass TUC demo 18th June in London

    NSSN 583: Mobilise for mass TUC demo 18th June in London

    TUC National Demonstration Saturday 18th June Central London  The TUC has called a national demonstration this summer. The NSSN welcomes this so that the biggest possible national demonstration can be built as a platform for the mass co-ordinated industrial action that is needed as workers fight the squeeze on their living standards. Get in touch […]

  • NSSN 582: Manchester Chep win & Post Office strike

    NSSN 582: Manchester Chep win & Post Office strike

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with the victory by Unite members at Chep in Manchester after a long-running strike as well as the national action taken by CWU members in the Post Office starting today. Unite: Inflation-beating 14% pay victory ends long-running strike at Chep (27 April) Unite members at Chep based in Trafford […]

  • NSSN 581: RMT launch strike ballot over pay freeze & job losses

    NSSN 581: RMT launch strike ballot over pay freeze & job losses

    From RMT website (20 Apr): Over 40,000 railway workers on Network Rail and 15 train operating companies (TOCs) will be balloted for strike action in what RMT has called “potentially the biggest rail strike in modern history.” Network Rail intends to cut at least 2,500 safety critical maintenance jobs as part of a £2bn reduction […]

  • 580: Workers keep striking back against cost of living squeeze

    580: Workers keep striking back against cost of living squeeze

    As RPI inflation surges to 9% and energy bills rocket, the strike wave continues to build. A growing number of workers are forced to take action to keep their heads above water in the biggest cost of living squeeze for generations. The NSSN will keep publicising these disputes and building solidarity for them in this […]

  • NSSN 579: 2022 NSSN Conference 2nd July

    NSSN 579: 2022 NSSN Conference 2nd July

    2022 NSSN Conference – Saturday 2nd July 11am-4.30pm Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL Facebook event Confirmed speakers include: Sharon Graham Unite General Secretary Attendance fee £6. Register on the day or email [email protected] You can download the conference leaflet plus a letter for union branches, trades councils The NSSN will be again holding our […]

  • NSSN 578: Build a mass TUC demo on 18 June

    NSSN 578: Build a mass TUC demo on 18 June

    TUC National Demonstration – Saturday 18th June 12noon Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3BD read more The TUC has called a national demonstration this summer. We will do all we can to help build what needs to be a massive mobilisation that could be the platform for industrial action across the public and private sectors. […]

  • NSSN 577: Glasgow women workers force council climbdown on equal pay

    NSSN 577: Glasgow women workers force council climbdown on equal pay

    Glasgow City Unison statement – UNISON is pleased to report that the council has conceded they will not “dump the deal” and will now maintain the 2019 arrangements to calculate further interim compensation payments. This important concession has been won for one reason and one reason only – the willingness of trade union members to […]

  • NSSN 576: Support sacked P&O workers

    NSSN 576: Support sacked P&O workers

    This week’s NSSN bulletin headlines with an appeal for solidarity to the 800 P&O workers who were brutally sacked last Thursday. NSSN supporters have taken part in demonstrations to support the workers and their unions the RMT and Nautilus International and other seafarer unions, and we will advertise them in this bulletin by updating it […]

  • NSSN 575: Stop union victimisation – support Coventry bin strike

    NSSN 575: Stop union victimisation – support Coventry bin strike

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with the Unite strike by binworkers in Coventry. The Labour council has disgracefully targeted Pete Randle, one of the senior shop stewards. We call on all our supporters to support Pete and his striking members Unite solidarity rally – 11am Saturday 26th March at Broadgate Square, Coventry City Centre […]

  • NSSN 574: Victory for outsourced Barts NHS workers

    NSSN 574: Victory for outsourced Barts NHS workers

    This week’s NSSN bulletin headlines with the fantastic victory by Unite members at Barts NHS Trust after two weeks of strike action. The Unite branch secretary is Len Hockey, a member of the NSSN steering committee Unite: Major victory for outsourced NHS workers at Barts (3 Mar) – Unite has struck a landmark agreement with […]

  • NSSN 573: Support the RMT London Tube Strikes

    NSSN 573: Support the RMT London Tube Strikes

    BREAKING NEWS!! RMT calls for urgent talks with Mayor (28 Feb) – Mayor to make good on his own words over pensions and cuts. On the eve of strikes that will shut down the Underground, RMT called for talks with Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan calling on him not to turn his back on tube […]