Tag: terms and conditions

  • NSSN 621: Support the biggest strike in NHS history

    NSSN 621: Support the biggest strike in NHS history

    Last Wednesday February 1st was a massive step up in the strike wave, as 500,000 workers in 5 unions – NEU, PCS, UCU, ASLEF and RMT – walked out together. There were impressive rallies and demonstrations in many towns and cities in support of the action as well as to protest against the new planned […]

  • 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 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 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. […]

  • NSSN 611: Strike wave grows as Tories unleash further austerity

    NSSN 611: Strike wave grows as Tories unleash further austerity

    Hunt’s Autumn Statement is a further tightening of the cost of living squeeze that is crippling workers as inflation jumps to over 14%. Workers’ living standards are facing the biggest drop since the Second World War. But workers are fighting back, with the most widespread strike wave for decades, across all sectors. This is the […]

  • 610: Liverpool dockers win as strike wave spreads to public sector

    610: Liverpool dockers win as strike wave spreads to public sector

    The NSSN sends our solidarity and congratulations to Unite and its members at Peel Ports in Liverpool, who have secured an inflation-busting pay deal after taking strike action over nearly two months. At the same time, the growing strike wave is spreading to the public sector. Just days after the UCU announced that its members […]

  • NSSN 609: UCU calls national strike in HE

    NSSN 609: UCU calls national strike in HE

    The NSSN sends solidarity to the UCU as it calls a national strike involving 70,000 of its members in higher education. UCU members have already been taking action in further education. These strikes come as unions in the public sector join the rising strike wave, with other education unions launching industrial action ballots. In addition, […]

  • NSSN 608: Join this week’s #ToriesOut demonstrations

    NSSN 608: Join this week’s #ToriesOut demonstrations

    The NSSN is mobilising for the two demonstrations this week against the Tories, the cost of living crisis and their plans for further union restrictions. New Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who was Boris Johnson’s Chancellor, will also look to make workers and their families pay for the crisis. We face massive austerity and the threat […]

  • 607: Turn TUC lobby Parliament into #ToriesOut demo!

    607: Turn TUC lobby Parliament into #ToriesOut demo!

    The Tories are imploding. Truss has been forced out, triggering another leadership election. But new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who was Boris Johnson’s Chancellor, will also look to make workers and their families pay for the crisis. We face massive austerity and the threat of even more anti-union laws to try and stop us taking […]

  • NSSN 606: Tories in crisis – mobilise to kick them all out!

    NSSN 606: Tories in crisis – mobilise to kick them all out!

    The Tories are hanging by a thread after Truss was forced to sack Kwarteng as Chancellor. She may be in office (for now) but not in power, as new Chancellor Hunt seemingly takes the reins in tandem with the likes of Mordaunt. NHS workers have long memories about Hunt after his time as Health Minister. […]