549: Unite activists protest in fight for motor way workers’ sick pay

August 24, 2021 in Bulletins

Last Wednesday 18 August, the NSSN joined a protest by Unite activists in support of key workers, employed by construction company Kier, who keep the South East’s motorway network operational held a protest at the company’s offices, due to the refusal to pay them sick pay. Video from Reel News: Kier, End the discrimination on sick pay – UNITE activists protested outside both Kier and Highways England offices, occupying one office until the police were called. Action will continue until Kier stop this discriminatory practice and pay everyone the same sick pay Unite regional officer Malcom Bonnett said: “Kier’s workers […]

Stop the Blacklist @ Crossrail protest today

April 19, 2013 in Reports, Strikes

You can’t describe how NOISY this demo was but it was part of  the right response to the ongoing bullying of sacked Unite Rep Frank Morris. Yesterday he was attacked by Security guards and today there was a big and noisy Unite turnout to raise the game. NSSN Rob williams and other steering committee members also attended to support it. And just when some of them (including blacklisters who are based at this place) thought that was it for the day… We all ended up at KIER in central London.  A lot of excellent support from passers by and cars […]