Victory For Tyneside Safety Glass Strikers!

July 14, 2014 in News

Militant Action Wins!   After three weeks of strike action TSG strikers have won a tremendous victory against tight-fisted  bosses who had offered an insulting zero per cent pay increase.   Initially, the bosses stated that they would not talk terms whilst the strike continued.   By relying on agency workers (illegally taken on), they seemed intent on breaking both the strike and the union.   However, as it became increasingly clear that the strike was rock solid and that the agency workers were not capable of doing the work to the normal “world class standards”,  TSG bosses were then forced […]

NSSN supporters back striking Tyneside Safety Glass workers

July 9, 2014 in Appeals

An enthusiastic NSSN meeting on July 2nd supporting striking Tyneside Safety Glass (TSG) workers raised £110 in a collection for their strike fund, with the promise of more money coming in from trade union branches. A fantastic bucket collection at NSSN conference on July 5th raised over £120 each for the strike funds of striking workers at TSG, Lambeth College and Care UK in Doncaster. Mark Robertson, TSG shop steward, explained how the company had initially offered a 0% pay increase! Other speakers from the RMT, BFAWU and PCS gave invaluable insights into experiences from past struggles. Speakers pointed out that on […]