VIDEO: $15 NOW & Fast Food Rights Campaign

July 10, 2014 in Video

Campaign against low pay to sweep across the Atlantic, as union organises UK Fast Food workers with: Ginger Jentzen, campaigner from victorious $15now campaign in Seattle, USA Ronnie Draper, General Secretary, Bakers Union BFAWU John McDonnell MP, Fast Food Rights campaign Rob Williams, Chair, National Shop Stewards Network Helen Pattison, Youth Fight for Jobs

RMT confront ISS agency over lockout

July 9, 2014 in News, Protest, Video

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. In response ISS have sacked one cleaner and sent others home. The RMT went to ISS HQ to demand answers for this behaviour.

VIDEO: First session of NSSN Conference

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized, Video

Platform speakers of the first session of the National Shop Stewards Network’s eight annual conference, held in Conway hall, Red Lion Square, London on the 5 July 2014. Speakers were: Peter Pinkney, RMT president Rob Williams, Chair, NSSN Brian Caton, former POA general secretary Janice Godrich, PCS president Ginger Jentzen, a victorious Seattle $15Now campaigner Ronnie Draper, BFAWU general secretary

Video: All strike together & Memorium for Bob Crow

July 7, 2014 in News, Video

5 July 2014 saw a packed 8th annual National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) conference, held at Conway Hall in Red Lion Square, London. Opening the conference, this video reviewed the year, including a tribute to Bob Crow, who founded the NSSN eight years ago, and backed its initiatives, showing the wide range of militant struggles that have taken place, and looked forward to the 10 July united action by the FBU, GMB, PCS, NIPSA in Northern Ireland, Unison and Unite. Speakers at the conference, the first session of which will be uploaded to YouTube before the 10 July 2014 action, […]

VIDEO: The War of the Ports

April 10, 2014 in International, Protest, Strikes, Video

“The War of Ports” is the result of a set of European dockworkers testimonials about the solidarity international movement with the port of Lisbon. Taken from the Estivadores Solidariedade YouTube channel.

VIDEO: NUT strike London march & rally

March 31, 2014 in Strikes, Video

Reposted from Real News You Tube channel.

VIDEO: Citizen’s arrest at blacklister Callum McAlpine!

February 21, 2014 in Video

Taken from Reel News Youtube channel Police attend Victoria offices of Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd today as an arrest warrant is served on Cullum McAlpine for human rights violations relating to blacklist scandal. This weekend is 5th anniversary of the Information Commissioners Office raid on the Consulting Association, when files on over 3,214 construction workers and environmental activists were found. Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd. played a key role in setting up the Consulting Association to deny these workers employment, most of whom were simply raising concerns over health and safety.

HE strike: rally at London Met Uni

February 7, 2014 in Protest, Strikes, Video

Taken from Reel News YouTube Channel Third day of national strike action for a decent pay rise and a living wage for all higher education workers. At a rally at London Metropolitan University, the pickets are joined by strikers from the tube strike, the strike at STEM 6 academy free school, and many others as the calls for more united, effective action across the unions increase.

VIDEO: NSSN supporters report from Tube picket line

February 5, 2014 in News, Strikes, Video

Thousands of workers on London Underground began the first full day of strike action this morning at 5:30AM. NSSN supporters were active in the strike itself and bringing support and solidarity to the picket lines across the city. The following two videos are from NSSN supporters, one of whom was on strike, from the Acton Town depot picket line.

London Underground: £9.8 BILLION cuts on the way

January 20, 2014 in News, Strikes, Video

From Reel News YouTube channel The closure of all ticket offices is just the start. By 2021, LUL bosses want a fully automated underground system including driverless trains, no-one on the stations to help passengers or to deal with emergencies, and a stripped down flexible workforce on zero hours contracts with no holiday or sick pay. The first 48 hour strike against these dangerous and unworkable plans starts 12 noon on February 4; come to the picket lines and show your support.