Tag Archives: NSL

NSL pay dispute: victory for Camden traffic wardens

NSL members on strike earlier this month

Our members who work as civil enforcement officers (traffic wardens) for NSL are celebrating a victory following two periods of strike action in September. The action started with four days (2nd – 5th) followed by a further seven days (23rd – 29th). having taken a very hard line the company eventually made an improved offer just before a third period of strike action was due to start.
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New living wage rates announced as part of living wage week

The start of last London Rateweek brought the announcement of the revised rate for the London Living Wage (LLW) in 2016. From next April the minimum hourly rate for employers paying LLW as a basic hourly rate will rise from the current £9.15 to £9.40.  Continue reading

Camden parking wardens stage 7 day strike in escalating dispute with NSL

NSL members on strike earlier this month

NSL members on strike earlier this month

Some 130 Camden UNISON members, employed by parking enforcement contractor NSL will launch a seven-day strike from Wednesday 23 September in an increasingly bitter dispute over pay and conditions with the industry’s biggest player. Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs), organised by UNISON, walked out for four days earlier this month after overwhelmingly rejecting the company’s slightly revised offer in late August. Continue reading

Picket and donate: support the NSL strike!

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

Our low-paid members on the NSL parking enforcement contract have been taking strike action for a decent pay increase from early September. Here is how you can support the workers.  Continue reading

NSL ballot result: Camden traffic wardens vote for strike action

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Traffic Wardens across Camden, employed on an outsourced contract with NSL, have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action with 88.7% saying ‘yes’ to strikes and 91.9% supporting action short of a strike in a ballot that closed on Friday 07 August.
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Deadline for NSL members to return their strike ballot is Friday 7 August

NSL strike ballot 2015 for web

The ballot is for industrial action in support of this year’s pay claim. Watch this space for the results and the latest developments.

Fair pay for Camden NSL workers!

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

NSL workers on strike in 2012. Photo from Camden New Journal

Homepage for the campaign for fair pay for outsourced traffic wardens at NSL in Camden. Continue reading

NSL: 3% of very little is not enough

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Camden NSL members on strike in 2012

Camden NSL workers made over £24 million profit for Camden Council last year and contributed to NSL’s £18 million plus profits for the same period. John Mann, Branch Organiser, outlines why they are now embarking on balloting for strike action. Continue reading

Determination of Camden NSL members wins rise above London Living Wage

NSL workers picket the Crowndale Road base, July 11, 2012

NSL workers picket the Crowndale Road base, July 11, 2012

The proposed strike next week amongst staff employed by NSL on the Camden contract is no longer taking place.  A settlement has been reached which will result in:

• A 4% rise on the hourly rate, backdated to 1 September 2012
• A 3% rise on top of that increase, with effect from 1 April 2013, and
• A further 3% increase from 1 April 2014. Continue reading

The NSL dispute raised in Parliament by John McDonnell

The long-running dispute involving some 160 Camden UNISON members fighting for a substantial increase on their hourly rate of £8.09 on the Council’s NSL parking enforcement contract is now the subject of an Early Day Motion (number 604), tabled on 18 October by Labour MP John McDonnell. Continue reading