Tag: Ian kerr
NSSN 268: Reinstate #CWU2!
Clive, a long-standing leading rep in the CWU had an appeal against unfair dismissal rejected by British Telecom on 9 November, confirming his sacking after 38 years of service. Clive is chair of the CWU Birmingham, Black Country & Worcester branch and is a leading lay rep of the union. Clive worked in a BT […]
NSSN 267: Protest the 3rd reading of the Trade Union Bill Nov 10
Thousands of trade unionists came to London yesterday to lobby their MPs as part of the TUC rally against the Trade Union Bill. Many couldn’t get into the event at Westminster Central Hall but the FBU saved the day by bringing their fire engine round to the front of the venue for the rally speakers […]
NSSN 266: TUC #KillTheBill lobby of Parliament Nov 2
The TUC lobby of Parliament on November 2nd has to mark a major step change in the fight against the Tory (anti) Trade Union Bill. It seems that its 3rd reading could be as quick as November 1oth. That date must be in the diary of every trade union member for a mass demonstration in London. […]
NSSN 264: Support the Junior Doctors protests this Saturday!
The NSSN sends solidarity to the Junior Doctors who are fighting the Tories’ imposition of a new contract. We appeal to all our supporters to support their demonstrations and protests, including this Saturday October 17th in London and Nottingham. For latest news and protests follow #JuniorContract and #NotFairNotSafe on twitter. Latest updates on BMA website […]
NSSN 263: National Gallery victory, Kill The Bill action Oct 13
NSSN 263: PCS National Gallery victory, Tory Party demo & TUCG #KillTheBill protest Oct 13 The NSSN salutes the workers at the National Gallery and their union PCS as they return to work after over 100 days of strike action. The agreement includes the reinstatement of PCS rep Candy Udwin. This is a fantastic victory […]
NSSN 262: #KillTheBill Demo outside Tory Party conference
Text from NSSN leaflet that will be given out on Sunday’s TUC demonstration in Manchester:- As new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said, the Tories have declared war on trade unions and their members. After being the 200-1 outsider, surely no-one now believes the odds are too great to take on Cameron and co? Their […]
NSSN 259: Come to the NSSN Kill The Bill lobby
Next Monday September 14th, just as hundreds of delegates meet in Brighton at this year’s TUC Congress, the Tories will be trying to sneak their anti-union Trade Union Bill through another Parliamentary stage. This vicious legislation that builds on Thatcher’s laws, is designed to shackle the unions just as Osborne unleashes billions more in Tory […]
NSSN 258: Reinstate sacked Royal Mail rep John Vasey now!
John Vasey, a CWU postal rep in Wakefield, West Yorkshire has been sacked on what his work colleagues recognise as stitched up charges. John was suspended by Royal Mail during the general election on allegations connected with the non-delivery of election material. Since John’s suspension, the Wakefield office has been run by an increasingly threatening […]
NSSN 257: London Tubeworkers force bosses to move!
Tube unions have suspended the latest two planned 24-hour strikes this week in their dispute over night-time running. They and their members will decide if any new offer from London Underground/TfL is sufficient to settle but it’s clear that the action that has already twice brought London to a halt has forced management to move. […]
NSSN 255: National Gallery strike goes indefinite!
From PCS website: First day of National Gallery all-out strike “stronger than ever” (11 August) – Indefinite strike action by PCS members at the National Gallery against privatisation and victimisation started today, 11 August. The members, who first walked out in February over plans to privatise visitor and security services, have already taken a total […]
NSSN 254: London tubeworkers strike back!
For the second time in a month, London Underground’s four unions and up to 20,000 of their members are preparing to lock-down London in defiance of Tory Mayor Boris Johnson. RMT, Aslef, TSSA and Unite have rejected management’s latest “rehash” of destructive plans for night service, staff restructuring and pay. NSSN steering committee member John […]
NSSN 253: Lobby TUC Congress Sept 13, fight Tory anti-union laws
NSSN 253: Mark Serwotka PCS, Mick Cash RMT , Matt Wrack FBU, Ronnie Draper BFAWU, Dave Ward CWU and Steve Gillan POA to speak at NSSN lobby of TUC Congress Sept 13 – fight Tory anti-union laws The NSSN are pleased to announce that General Secretaries Mark Serwotka PCS, Mick Cash RMT , Matt Wrack […]