Progress towards a general strike in the UK

There has been significant progress towards a general strike, according to National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) Bulletin 139, after they organised a lobby of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) general council attended by around 200 activists:

It appears that in today’s meeting, the TUC today agreed to organise a meeting of those unions currently in live disputes or preparing to ballot to try and co-ordinate strikes to the maximum amount. With an inadequate final pay offer of 1% for local government workers on the back of a 3 year pay freeze, when inflation is nearly 3%, there is clearly the potential for a day of strike action involving millions of workers, particularly if this is opened up to workers in dispute in the private sector as well.”

Not quite naming the day, but progress!

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