435: Southampton teachers & support staff defeat school cuts

May 2, 2019 in Bulletins

Teachers and support staff at Valentine Primary School, members of the National Education Union (NEU), are celebrating an important victory following strike action. Union members reached an agreement with Southampton’s Labour-run city council for a two-year freeze on cuts. This report is from local NSSN supporters who have been prominent in giving solidarity to striking teachers and support staff alongside campaigning and parents. “A united campaign of school staff, the NEU, the head teacher, the senior leadership team, governors and parents, stood solidly together over months of organising. We fought to ensure the damaging cutbacks were not inflicted through staff […]

NSSN 229: Happy Valentine’s Day to all workers from BFAWU

February 11, 2015 in Bulletins

The BFAWU bakers union and Hungry for Justice/Fast Food Rights have produced a Valentine’s Card. It sets out the demands that all workers would love:- Put an end to the exploitation of workers through zero-hour contracts Make work pay by introducing a £10 per hour minimum wage Abolish the Youth Minimum Wage Allow workers to join a union without fear of dismissal Open Valentine’s Card   Newcastle launch of the BFAWU £10now minimum wage animation: Newcastle Hungry for Justice day of action – Saturday February 14th in Newcastle City Centre Animation film show launch – Thursday February 19th TUC Commercial Union […]