Tag: Pay

  • NSSN 578: Build a mass TUC demo on 18 June

    NSSN 578: Build a mass TUC demo on 18 June

    TUC National Demonstration – Saturday 18th June 12noon Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3BD read more The TUC has called a national demonstration this summer. We will do all we can to help build what needs to be a massive mobilisation that could be the platform for industrial action across the public and private sectors. […]

  • NSSN 577: Glasgow women workers force council climbdown on equal pay

    NSSN 577: Glasgow women workers force council climbdown on equal pay

    Glasgow City Unison statement – UNISON is pleased to report that the council has conceded they will not “dump the deal” and will now maintain the 2019 arrangements to calculate further interim compensation payments. This important concession has been won for one reason and one reason only – the willingness of trade union members to […]

  • NSSN 576: Support sacked P&O workers

    NSSN 576: Support sacked P&O workers

    This week’s NSSN bulletin headlines with an appeal for solidarity to the 800 P&O workers who were brutally sacked last Thursday. NSSN supporters have taken part in demonstrations to support the workers and their unions the RMT and Nautilus International and other seafarer unions, and we will advertise them in this bulletin by updating it […]

  • NSSN 575: Stop union victimisation – support Coventry bin strike

    NSSN 575: Stop union victimisation – support Coventry bin strike

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with the Unite strike by binworkers in Coventry. The Labour council has disgracefully targeted Pete Randle, one of the senior shop stewards. We call on all our supporters to support Pete and his striking members Unite solidarity rally – 11am Saturday 26th March at Broadgate Square, Coventry City Centre […]

  • NSSN 574: Victory for outsourced Barts NHS workers

    NSSN 574: Victory for outsourced Barts NHS workers

    This week’s NSSN bulletin headlines with the fantastic victory by Unite members at Barts NHS Trust after two weeks of strike action. The Unite branch secretary is Len Hockey, a member of the NSSN steering committee Unite: Major victory for outsourced NHS workers at Barts (3 Mar) – Unite has struck a landmark agreement with […]

  • NSSN 573: Support the RMT London Tube Strikes

    NSSN 573: Support the RMT London Tube Strikes

    BREAKING NEWS!! RMT calls for urgent talks with Mayor (28 Feb) – Mayor to make good on his own words over pensions and cuts. On the eve of strikes that will shut down the Underground, RMT called for talks with Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan calling on him not to turn his back on tube […]

  • NSSN 572: March with striking Coventry binworkers 22 February

    NSSN 572: March with striking Coventry binworkers 22 February

    Unite: Coventry bin lorry drivers to march on Council House as Unite reveals zero attendance from councillors in 25 hours of negotiations (18 Feb) – When: 12 noon, Tuesday, 22 February, 2022; Where: The Council House, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5RR. Coventry bin lorry drivers will march on the city’s Council House after Unite revealed […]

  • NSSN 571: Support striking Manchester Chep workers

    NSSN 571: Support striking Manchester Chep workers

    Unite: Protest in support of striking Chep pallet workers at Trafford Park tomorrow as pay talks start A rally in support of striking workers at pallet suppliers Chep UK will be held at the Trafford Park site tomorrow (Wednesday 16 February) as bosses agree to hold pay talks in the three month-old dispute. The workers, […]

  • NSSN 570: UCU HE strike ramps up

    NSSN 570: UCU HE strike ramps up

    We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with the UCU higher education strike, which re-starts next week. Last December, staff at 58 universities took 3 days of action against exploitative working conditions, casualisation, attacks on pensions and a decade of pay cuts. After re-balloting, 10 more HE colleges have joined the dispute. In addition, Unison members […]

  • NSSN 569: Support the Scunthorpe Scaffolders & Coventry bin strikes!

    NSSN 569: Support the Scunthorpe Scaffolders & Coventry bin strikes!

    This week’s NSSN bulletin headlines with two indefinite Unite strikes. This solidarity is even more necessary because in both disputes, workers are claiming that attempts at strike-breaking are happening. Please support them and the all the other struggles in our weekly bulletin. Solidarity! Local MPs pressure Actavo as Scunthorpe Scaffolders strike gets underway (26 Jan) – […]

  • NSSN 568: Support the London Barts NHS strike!

    NSSN 568: Support the London Barts NHS strike!

    Unite: Serco outsourced workers at Barts to take all-out strike action for first two weeks in February in battle against low pay (24 Jan) Hundreds of key NHS workers, employed by the giant outsourcing company, Serco, will stage a two week strike across Barts Health NHS Trust in “a battle against low pay and exploitation”. […]

  • NSSN 567: Support the Winter Strike Wave!

    NSSN 567: Support the Winter Strike Wave!

    Just a couple of weeks into 2022, we are seeing a growing wave of disputes as workers fight the cost of living squeeze and union victimisation. We will continue to report on these struggles and build support for them. You’ll find details in this, our weekly bulletin. More and more, the bosses are being pushed […]