NSSN 386: Victory for trade union rights in West Dunbartonshire

April 17, 2018 in Bulletins

  The NSSN sends our congratulations to the trade unions in West Dunbartonshire Council – Unite, Unison, GMB and EIS. This is an article explaining the victory:- The SNP administration in West Dunbartonshire has, this morning, released a statement announcing their decision to reverse the cuts to trade union convenors and union facility time. This climbdown is a victory for the trade unions and local communities. Instead of the proposed cut to two convenors, they say they will now retain the full 3.5. This retreat comes after a mass campaign was mobilised, both in the work place and the local […]

NSSN 344: Tories Out! Corbyn In! Vote against austerity

June 6, 2017 in Bulletins

  This week’s NSSN bulletin comes out just days before one of the most crucial general elections for generations. The National Shop Stewards Network is primarily a rank and file network for trade unionists and anti-cuts campaigners and we are not affiliated to any political party. But in this election, there is a clear choice. Jeremy Corbyn is standing on a programme that if elected to be Prime Minister, would be a massive blow against 7 years of Tory austerity and attacks on jobs and living standards. It is estimated that on average workers’ incomes could be lower in 2021 […]

Oppose EDL in Stevenage

May 29, 2014 in Appeals

An Urgent Appeal to all Eastern region TUC’s: The EDL have announced that they are holding a regional march in Stevenage on the Saturday 7th June. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT Please ask all your affiliates to mobilise for this event (Stevenage TUC has a proud record of supporting other TUC’s in the past now we need you) We will assemble at 1pm behind the swimming pool in the Town Centre gardens and will march to the other end of town to the vicinity of the EDL rally. This is subject to final conformation with the police and council. On their […]