Tag: General Election

  • NSSN 682: BMA call 5-day Junior Doctors Strike during general election

    NSSN 682: BMA call 5-day Junior Doctors Strike during general election

    The NSSN sends our solidarity to the BMA and their junior doctor members who are taking further action in their long-running pay dispute with the Tory Government. Please support this and all other workers’ action that is taking place. From BMA website: Junior doctors plan strike prior to general election (29 May) – BMA requested…

  • NSSN 681: General Election called; Tories Out – Fight for a Workers Manifesto

    NSSN 681: General Election called; Tories Out – Fight for a Workers Manifesto

    NSSN Conference 2024: Saturday 22nd June, 11am-4.30pm, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL Facebook event. Attendance fee – £8. You can pre-register here https://forms.gle/WjFYyvrn1BXSMJHg9. Email us for more info – [email protected] Finally, Sunak has called the General Election for 4th July. Workers are desperate to get rid of the Tories. Our…

  • NSSN 673: NSSN Conference 2024 June 22nd Tories Out – fight for a Workers’ Manifesto

    NSSN 673: NSSN Conference 2024 June 22nd Tories Out – fight for a Workers’ Manifesto

    NSSN Conference 2024: Saturday 22nd June, 11am-4.30pm, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL Facebook event. Attendance fee – £8. You can pre register here https://forms.gle/WjFYyvrn1BXSMJHg9. Email us for more info – [email protected] This year’s NSSN Conference will be the last before the General Election. Trade unionists are rightly desperate to see…

  • NSSN 465: Fight the new Tory anti-union laws!

    NSSN 465: Fight the new Tory anti-union laws!

      The General Election has seen Boris Johnson win a majority. But the NSSN calls on the whole trade union movement to prepare for the fight ahead against his Tory government. Despite his populism, this is no worker-friendly government. As usual, the Tories will continue to serve the interests of big business. Even during the…

  • 464: Tories out! Support Corbyn’s pro-worker programme!

    464: Tories out! Support Corbyn’s pro-worker programme!

      The NSSN have been campaigning to get the Tories out in the general election. It was the main theme of both our annual conference in July and TUC Rally in September. Even during the election, we’ve seen the CWU’s Royal Mail national strike ballot ruled out in the courts despite a massive 97% yes…

  • NSSN 463: RMT strikes to Keep The Guard On The Train

    NSSN 463: RMT strikes to Keep The Guard On The Train

      We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with two strikes by RMT members to maintain the safety critical role of the guard – On West Midlands Trains and South Western Railway. The RMT has fought this attack over the last few years on a whole number of train companies. The NSSN gives the union and…

  • NSSN 462: Stop Boris Johnson’s new Tory anti-union laws!

    NSSN 462: Stop Boris Johnson’s new Tory anti-union laws!

    The Tories have revealed their General Election manifesto and despite Boris Johnson’s populism, it serves the interests of Big Business. This is shown particularly with the planned introduction of even more Tory anti-union laws, on the back of that of Thatcher, Major and Cameron. They say, “We will require that a minimum service operates during…

  • NSSN 461: Support the 8-day UCU HE pay and pension strike

    NSSN 461: Support the 8-day UCU HE pay and pension strike

    In this week’s NSSN bulletin, we headline with the 8-day strike by members of the UCU union in higher education. The NSSN gives our full support and solidarity. We remember the incredible 14-day action taken by over 40,000 academic staff at 64 universities to defend their pension from attack by the employers. UCU members are…

  • NSSN 460: Solidarity with the CWU – defend the right to strike!

    NSSN 460: Solidarity with the CWU – defend the right to strike!

    This week’s NSSN bulletin comes out just after the High Court judgement that has ruled against the CWU and its members in Royal Mail. The NSSN gives our total support and solidarity to the CWU and the postal workers. The NSSN national chair Rob Williams said: “This is an absolute disgrace! The CWU smashed the…

  • 459: Tories out – support Corbyn’s pro-worker programme!

    459: Tories out – support Corbyn’s pro-worker programme!

      Finally, the general election has been called – for December 12th. As our supporters know, we have been campaigning for the TUC and the unions to mobilise for this – in order to get rid of the Tories. It was the main theme of both our annual conference in July and TUC Rally in…

  • 452: NSSN TUC Rally says: “general election to get Tories out!”

    452: NSSN TUC Rally says: “general election to get Tories out!”

      For the 10th successive year, hundreds of TUC Congress delegates, union members and anti-cuts campaigners along with climate change activists attended the National Shop Stewards Network rally in Brighton before the start of TUC Congress. The main issue was the need for a general election to replace Boris Johnson’s Tory government with one led…

  • 439: Support the South London Unite strikes in Woolwich & Bromley

    439: Support the South London Unite strikes in Woolwich & Bromley

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with two Unite disputes in South London. Woolwich Ferry workers are in the middle of 10 days of strikes while library staff in Bromley will be going on infinite strike action from June 6th. Please give your solidarity and send messages of support and any financial assistance via Unite…