Union members to lobby TUC to name the date for a general strike

April 23, 2013 in Press Releases

A union rank and file organisation will be lobbying the TUC General Council on April 24th for the TUC to name the date for a 24 hour general strike against the ConDem austerity offensive. As the Financial Times reports today (‘Unions split over call for 24 hour general strike’ – April 3rd), the leaders of the trade unions will be meeting this month to discuss the idea of a general strike. The National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) which was iniated by the RMT in 2006, welcomes this debate but will be calling for them to set a date for such […]