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.

NSSN 169 – End Blacklisting. Fight Tory witch-hunt of Unite!

November 18, 2013 in Bulletins

End the Blacklist! Own up! Clean up! Pay up! The recent death of Richard Laco on a Laing O’Rourke building site in Kings Cross has again raised the issue of construction safety to centre stage. A silent vigil for Richard was organised by the Construction Safety Campaign and was attended by family members and the girlfriend of the deceased building worker. Recent figures show that construction deaths have soared in London and even Laing O’Rourke’s own internal reports state that there has been a “huge rise” in hazards and near misses on their sites last year. Laing O’Rourke have adopted […]