NSSN 351: Support McDonalds’ workers as they ballot for strikes
NSSN TUC Congress Rally in Brighton: ‘Fight together to scrap the 1% pay cap and get the Tories out!’ – 1pm Sunday September 10th in the Arundel Suite in the Holiday Inn, 137 King’s Rd BN1 2JF. Confirmed speakers: Mark Serwotka PCS General Secretary, Steve Gillan POA General Secretary, Ronnie Draper BFAWU General Secretary, […]
Doncaster Care UK workers on the picket line again
On 29 July, Doncaster Care UK workers, members of Unison, began another two weeks of strike action. They have already taken 34 days of strike action between February and May against 35% pay cuts as a result of the privatisation of the Supported Living Service for Adults with Learning Difficulties. Unison has declared a new […]
NSSN 191:10,000 on ‘March for Bob’ – now Unite the Strikes!
The NSSN salutes the magnificent turnout for this year’s London May Day march and rally, where pride of place went to the memory of two great political and industrial leaders – Bob Crow and Tony Benn. The RMT had a national mobilisation to honour the fighting militant legacy of Bob, tragically cut down in his […]
“Historic” strike by Doncaster Care UK workers
“Historic is an over-used word” said Jim Bell, Unison full-time officer, “but it really is historic that Doncaster Care UK workers are striking 30 years on from the beginning of the miners’ strike. Then and now, we face the same type of employers, like the miners we have drawn a line in the sand in […]
NSSN EBULLETIN 152 We’d like to celebrate the birth of.. 😉
NSSN EBULLETIN 152 We’d like to celebrate the birth of.. 😉 some more industrial action.. Following a spring of industrial action PCS will be spending the summer months consulting all of its branches on how to take its national campaign forward. In an escalation of the PCS national campaign in support of pay, pensions, jobs, […]
TESCO DRIVERS BLOCKADE DONCASTER DISTRIBUTION CENTRE
With confidence high after Saturday’s march and picket, Doncaster Tesco drivers upped the anti today in their dispute with Tesco/Stobarts. At around 10-30am, strikers split into two pickets and blockaded both gates to the distribution depot stopping lorries from coming in or out. Waggons were told “Shut today” and waved on to stack up on the […]
On the first day of Christmas, Tesco gave to me …..THE SACK!”
On the first day of Christmas, Tesco gave to me …..THE SACK!” That was the message delivered by Doncaster Tesco drivers on Saturday to customers urging them not to shop at the biggest Tesco store in town. “On the dole for Christmas” is the “present” facing 180 Unite members, recently outsourced by Tesco to Eddie […]
120 – Can they have all the cake & eat it?!
Bulletin 120 – Can they really have all the cake & eat it? As we face another barrage of cuts from Osborne’s Autumn Statement – a ritualistic exercise in re-cutting the national cake! The Coalition makes out they’ve got goodies for all – to ease the pain they envisage lasting at least until 2018. The […]
Tesco Drivers move to a INDEFINITE Strike 6th Dec!
180 Tesco drivers, members of Unite the union, at the supermarket giant’s distribution hub in Doncaster have announced an indefinite strike from Thursday 6th December, after they voted to reject the latest “completely unsatisfactory” offer to settle the long-running dispute. Having already taken 8 days of strike action, a planned 4-day strike was suspended to […]