Tag: Victimisation

  • NSSN 524: Stop union busting & support the strikes

    NSSN 524: Stop union busting & support the strikes

    This week’s NSSN bulletin headlines with the fight to stop union victimisation on the buses. Declan Clune RMT was sacked by Bluestar in Hampshire last Friday.  We also continue to send our support and solidarity to striking bus workers – those taking indefinite action in Manchester and drivers on strike for a second week in…

  • NSSN 476: Fight victimisation of union reps

    NSSN 476: Fight victimisation of union reps

    Since the new year, a whole number of union reps and members have been sacked, suspended or disciplined. This is becoming a pattern. So much for ‘all being in this together’ during the coronavirus pandemic”. This comes on the back of the Tories’ planned new anti-union laws. The NSSN will continue to highlight every such…

  • Defend Robert O’Donnell, Glasgow UNISON Rep at SECC

    Defend Robert O’Donnell, Glasgow UNISON Rep at SECC

    I write to highlight an attack on UNISON branch representative, Robert O’Donnell, who has been sacked by the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. UNISON is supporting Robert in his appeal against dismissal. UNISON believe that Robert, a gardener and UNISON representative, was unfairly sacked by the SECC Management on 25 May. He was dismissed following…

  • Brazilian water worker sacked: urgent solidarity needed

    Brazilian water worker sacked: urgent solidarity needed

    The NSSN has just received this request for urgent solidarity:   BRAZIL – Urgent solidarity protests needed.   Faced with lack of water for people, Sabesp cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists.   NO TO REDUNDANCIES AND VICTIMISATION AT SABESP!   For the immediate re-employment of Marzeni Pereira and…

  • VIDEO: FBU Aylesbury demo: Reinstate Ricky Matthews

    VIDEO: FBU Aylesbury demo: Reinstate Ricky Matthews

    Over 1,000 fire-fighters from across the UK gathered in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, for a national demonstration on 9 December, their latest day of strike action over pensions. FBU national executive rep Ricky Matthews was employed by Buckinghamshire Fire Authority. He was sacked for taking part in the last round of strikes. The demonstration was a massive…

  • RMT confront ISS agency over lockout

    RMT confront ISS agency over lockout

    RMT members supported by the National Shop Stewards Network go to ISS corporate headquarters in Canary Wharf. ISS has imposed fingerprinting and biometric scanning on their workforce of cleaners on the London Underground. After a lawful ballot for industrial action RMT ISS members have refused to comply with the scanners when clocking on to work.…

  • Tubeworker John Reid victimized over February strike (repost)

    Tubeworker John Reid victimized over February strike (repost)

    John Reid, President of the RMT’s London Transport regional council, has been suspended from his work pending investigation following a complaint against him made while he was carrying out his lawful duties on the picket line in the February strike to defend jobs and ticket offices. A rumour has been started by persons unknown that John…