NSSN Southern Region Conference

December 11, 2013 in News

NSSN SOUTHERN REGION CONFERENCE hosted by UNITE Bracknell Building the Fightback against Austerity Speakers: Alex Gordon (RMT) Rob Williams (NSSN) Saturday 18th January  2014, 2pm to 5pm Priestwood Community Centre, Bracknell. Dear Brother/Sister, If you are a rank and file trade unionist or anti-cuts campaigner you are cordially invited to our NSSN Southern Region conference. The NSSN was initiated in 2006 by the RMT and now has national support from, PCS, CWU, NUJ, NUM, POA  and BFAWU as well as many branches, trades councils, etc. Organising mutual solidarity when trade unions are in dispute is at the heart of our work. […]

NSSN 172: Enough is enough…no work ‘til we drop!

December 11, 2013 in Bulletins

Osborne’s Autumn Statement last Thursday, not only brought forward by ten years the new retirement age of first 68 and then 69 – it will be open-ended with it being regularly reviewed in line with life expectancy. This poses workers getting their state pensions into their 70s and because many occupational pensions use this age as a yardstick, workers will fear being forced to work until they drop for the full retirement benefits that they have worked and paid for. In one fell swoop, Osborne has kicked away one of the main planks of the pensions deal that unfortunately some […]

NSSN 168 – Stop ALL BAe shipyard closures & save ALL jobs!

November 13, 2013 in Bulletins

This week we produce a letter from Portsmouth Trades Council advertising a demonstration this Saturday November 16th against the closure of the naval shipyards in the city with the loss of nearly 1000 jobs. At very short notice, over 200 attended a protest last Saturday. The NSSN gives full support to these workers and the similar number who will also be thrown on the scrap heap in Scotland. We fully endorse the sentiment in the letter, which calls for a united campaign to stop ALL shipyard closures and save ALL jobs! We also support the call that many are raising […]