Tag: Pay

  • NSSN 672: Amazon workers escalate strikes

    NSSN 672: Amazon workers escalate strikes

    Date for your diaries!! 2024 NSSN Conference  – Saturday 22nd June, 11am-4.30pm, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL Facebook event The NSSN stands in solidarity with the GMB union and their members at Amazon who are escalating their action from today. GMB: Amazon workers announce new strike dates (12 Mar) –…

  • NSSN 662: RMT London Underground pay win

    NSSN 662: RMT London Underground pay win

    The NSSN sends our congratulations and solidarity to the RMT and its members on London Underground who have won a significant step forward on their pay claim. From national RMT website: Tube strike averted after progress made in dispute (7 Jan) – RMT have suspended their planned tube strike this week following talks with TfL.…

  • NSSN 627: Strikes force NHS pay offer – workers fight for more

    NSSN 627: Strikes force NHS pay offer – workers fight for more

    The Tories have been forced by the strikes across the NHS to put forward a pay offer. The fact that Sunak’s government has been pushed to this point only months after refusing to talk to unions about pay is a tribute to the fighting capacity of health workers. The latest group of NHS staff to…

  • NSSN 620: Support the February 1 #MegaStrike

    NSSN 620: Support the February 1 #MegaStrike

    The NSSN gives our full support to the massive movement of workers this Wednesday 1st February when half a million will take national strike action across 5 unions – NEU, PCS, UCU, ASLEF and RMT. Alongside them will be strikers in a growing number of localised disputes. It will be the biggest day of action…

  • NSSN 619: 500,000 workers out on February 1st #StrikeTogether

    NSSN 619: 500,000 workers out on February 1st #StrikeTogether

      The strike wave will take a major step up on Wednesday 1st February when 5 unions will take national strike action – NEU, PCS, UCU, ASLEF and RMT. Up to half a million workers will be out and will be joined by the growing number of localised disputes. It will be the single biggest…

  • NSSN 618: NEU votes for national action & strikes with PCS, ASLEF, RMT & UCU on 1st Feb

    NSSN 618: NEU votes for national action & strikes with PCS, ASLEF, RMT & UCU on 1st Feb

      The NSSN welcomes the vote by 300,000 members of the National Education Union (NEU) for national industrial action, starting with a national strike on 1st February. They will be joined by members of PCS, ASLEF, RMT and UCU also in national action, and with up to half a million workers on strike, it is…

  • NSSN 617: Fight Together to defend the #RightToStrike

    NSSN 617: Fight Together to defend the #RightToStrike

    The Tories under Sunak have signalled their intention to bring in yet more anti-union legislation on the back of all those Conservative restrictions from Thatcher, Major, Cameron, May and Johnson that already make UK trade union laws the most undemocratic in Western Europe. Workers are being squeezed by the biggest cost of living crisis in…

  • NSSN 616: 2023 begins with rail strikes #SupportRailWorkers

    NSSN 616: 2023 begins with rail strikes #SupportRailWorkers

    2023 starts as 2022 ended – with workers on the picket line. The first week of the year sees railworkers on strike nationally RMT members will be on strike Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday while ASLEF are out on Thursday. The NSSN will continue to support these strikes as well as all the others that…

  • NSSN 615: 2022 ends with workers on picket lines

    NSSN 615: 2022 ends with workers on picket lines

    The NSSN sends season’s greetings to all our supporters. But this year, workers’ struggle continues over the festive period. Last week, the Nurses’ Strike erupted and continues this Tuesday, with over 100,000 RCN members taking action. On Wednesday, ambulance drivers in Unite, Unison and GMB will be on strike. Over the Christmas period, over 40,000…

  • NSSN 614: Health workers join the strike wave

    NSSN 614: Health workers join the strike wave

    This week, as the end of the year nears, the developing strike wave against the cost of living squeeze reaches a new stage with hundreds of thousands of workers walking out. Alongside further national strikes by the RMT on the railway and CWU in Royal Mail as well as growing localised disputes, health workers start…

  • NSSN 613: Striking Royal Mail workers protest at Westminster

    NSSN 613: Striking Royal Mail workers protest at Westminster

    The NSSN continues to stand with the CWU and its members in Royal Mail. Postal workers are taking action against the attack on their jobs, pay and terms & conditions by senior management. The CWU has called a national strike rally in London for postal workers this coming Friday December 9th – 1pm Parliament Square,…

  • NSSN 612: Strike wave escalates with November 30th walkout

    NSSN 612: Strike wave escalates with November 30th walkout

    This Wednesday is yet another significant day of co-ordinated strike action. CWU members in Royal Mail will be taking further action, and for the 3rd time they will be out on the same day as UCU members in higher education. And for the first time, the NEU will be out in 77 Sixth Form Colleges.…