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 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, […]
POSTPONED – 600: Come to NSSN TUC Congress Rally & Lobby this Sunday
The TUC has postponed next week’s TUC Congress following the Queen passing away. It appears that the Congress will now be held in October or November, still in Brighton. Therefore, the NSSN has had to postpone our rally and lobby, that were due to take place this coming Sunday. We will organise it when the TUC Congress is reconvened. […]
NSSN 598: Support the CWU strikes
The NSSN headlines this week’s bulletin with the series of strikes called by the CWU in Royal Mail, BT and the Post office. We send our full support and solidarity to the union and its members. We support the call of the CWU for Royal Mail and BT to be re-nationalised. Follow the latest news […]
NSSN 595: Coventry bin strikers victory!
The NSSN sends our congratulations and solidarity to the Coventry Council bin workers and their union Unite. They have won a famous victory after a heroic struggle of over 6 months of strike action. The NSSN has been proud to stand with the workers and Unite against the disgraceful actions of a Labour Council. Their […]
NSSN 594: Support the summer strikes!
The strike wave steps up over the next week. Alongside the increasing number of localised disputes, with many resulting in workers winning victories, three national strikes are taking place. On Wednesday, the RMT is striking for the fourth day in its national rail dispute. On Saturday, ASLEF will be walking out in 8 rail companies. […]
NSSN 455: Victories at Harland & Wolff, Hull and BEIS
The NSSN sends our congratulations and solidarity to workers in three important disputes who last week secured welcome victories as a result of taking action. After 9 weeks of occupation, shipyard workers in Unite and GMB at Harland & Wolff in Belfast have seen a new owner take over the business. At the same time, […]
NSSN 372: BFAWU McDonalds victory plus Feb3 NHS demo
The NSSN sends solidarity and congratulations to one of our affiliated unions the Bakers’, Food & Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) and their members in McDonalds, who have won a famous victory. We supported their historic strike in Crayford and Cambridge on September 4th, the first in the company in the UK and the NSSN […]
NSSN 370: Seasons Greetings – keep fighting back in 2018!!
The National Shop Stewards Network sends our greetings and thanks to all our supporters and affiliates in our last weekly bulletin of the year. 2017 was a year of struggle. We’ve seen waves of strike action, too numerous to mention them all. As you will read in this bulletin, this wave continues into the holiday […]