Tag: John McDonnell MP

  • NSSN 563: Support the UCU HE strikes

    NSSN 563: Support the UCU HE strikes

    This week’s NSSN bulletin headlines with the 3-day strike by UCU members in higher education. Staff at 58 universities will be walking out this week, from Wednesday to Friday, December 1-3. UCU members at Goldsmiths University are on strike for three weeks in addition to this week’s action and members are also currently taking action at […]

  • NSSN 562: Support the RMT Night Tube strike

    NSSN 562: Support the RMT Night Tube strike

    We headline this week’s bulletin with the strike called by the RMT on London Underground from this Friday 26th November. Please support the action To make donations to the hardship fund – account details: account name – Terence O’Neill; sort code: 60-83-71 account number: 89481380 or send cheques to RMT, Unity House, 39 Chalton St, […]

  • NSSN 560: Workers keep striking back!

    NSSN 560: Workers keep striking back!

    The NSSN weekly bulletin continues to report on the growing number of disputes, many of them resulting in victories. Workers are taking action to stop brutal attacks from the employers such as privatisation and outsourcing and the sinister use of ‘fire and rehire’ – including at Weetabix in the East Midlands and Clarks in the […]

  • 558: Brighton bins victory & Truckers take a break for their rights

    558: Brighton bins victory & Truckers take a break for their rights

    This week NSSN bulletin headlines with a victory by bin workers in Brighton in the GMB and a campaign launched by Unite for HGV drivers. Brighton bin strike over after council and GMB agree deal (20 Oct) – The Brighton bin strike is officially over after the council ratified an improved pay deal. GMB members […]

  • NSSN 556: Support the October strikes

    NSSN 556: Support the October strikes

    October has seen a real step change in industrial action as workers fight back against the bosses’ offensive to make us pay for the Covid crisis. As prices rise, strike ballots and action on pay, pensions and jobs are on the increase, with a number winning demands or at least forcing concessions out of the […]

  • NSSN 554: March against Tories on Sunday – support the strikes!

    NSSN 554: March against Tories on Sunday – support the strikes!

    Sunday October 3rd – 12pm People’s Assembly ‘Protest the Tory Party Conference’ national demo in Manchester. Assemble Oxford Road near Whitworth Park, M14 4PW read more   Facebook event As anger grows against the public sector pay freeze at the same time Boris Johnson brings in his NI stealth tax hike and prices start to rise, […]

  • 553: GKN workers all out strike to save Birmingham plant

    553: GKN workers all out strike to save Birmingham plant

    The NSSN sends our solidarity to the workers at the GKN Drivelines factory in Erdington Birmingham, who start all out indefinite strike action next Monday to save the plant. Send messages of support and donations to the strike hardship fund to the Unite convenor Frank Duffy [email protected] The NSSN argues that in order to save […]

  • 552: NSSN TUC Rally: ‘Council of Action’ against Tories & bosses

    552: NSSN TUC Rally: ‘Council of Action’ against Tories & bosses

    Over 300 attended the online 12th annual NSSN TUC Rally on Sunday 12th September. There was a fantastic exchange of ideas from all levels of the union movement, sending the clear message to TUC Congress, which is meeting virtually this week – that the fight needs to be stepped up against the offensive of the employers […]

  • 551: NSSN lobbies TUC Sunday to fight Tory & bosses offensive

    551: NSSN lobbies TUC Sunday to fight Tory & bosses offensive

    NSSN TUC Rally 12pm Sunday September 12th online via Zoom Facebook event Zoom details:- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86116774093?pwd=OVNvZldISGozKzd6U0QvL1hBWEI3Zz09 Meeting ID: 861 1677 4093     Passcode: NSSN2021 Due to Covid, both the TUC and our rally will again be virtual this year. This will be the 12th successive year that we have lobbied the TUC for the fighting programme […]

  • 550: Unite GS Sharon Graham to speak at NSSN TUC Rally

    550: Unite GS Sharon Graham to speak at NSSN TUC Rally

    The NSSN is pleased to announce that newly-elected Unite General Secretary Sharon Graham has agreed to address our annual rally before the start of TUC Congress. It is from 12pm on Sunday September 12th. Sharon spoke at the 2019 NSSN Conference in her then capacity as Unite’s Executive Officer for Organising and Leverage, explaining the union’s strategy […]

  • 549: Unite activists protest in fight for motor way workers’ sick pay

    549: Unite activists protest in fight for motor way workers’ sick pay

    Last Wednesday 18 August, the NSSN joined a protest by Unite activists in support of key workers, employed by construction company Kier, who keep the South East’s motorway network operational held a protest at the company’s offices, due to the refusal to pay them sick pay. Video from Reel News: Kier, End the discrimination on […]

  • NSSN 547: NSSN TUC Rally 2021 – 12pm Sunday Sept 12

    NSSN 547: NSSN TUC Rally 2021 – 12pm Sunday Sept 12

    At 12pm on Sunday 12th September, the NSSN is organising our annual rally before the start of TUC Congress. Due to Covid, both the TUC and our rally will again be virtual this year. This will be the 12th successive year that we have lobbied the TUC for the fighting programme that is needed by […]