545: United action against the Tories on public sector pay

July 27, 2021 in Bulletins

Public sector workers, headed by those in the NHS and education, are rightly furious after the Tories finally made their pay announcements. The 3% to be awarded to NHS staff, who have been on the front line risking their lives during Covid, is nowhere near what has been lost over the last decade. That’s why many health workers have been demanding 15%. But to rub salt in to the wounds, this rise must come out of the existing NHS budget. This means brutal cuts on top of all the Tory austerity we’ve already had. It’s even worse for teachers, with […]

NSSN 512: Fight together against the Tory Pay Freeze

November 23, 2020 in Bulletins

This week’s NSSN bulletin opposes the proposed pay freeze that is expected to be announced by Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak this Wednesday.  NSSN Chair Rob Williams said, “Just as the Tories are exposed over giving COVID contracts to their cronies and a day after a big rise in defence spending is announced, millions of public sector workers face yet another pay freeze. “After standing on the front line, putting their lives at risk, they face sinking further into poverty. This is on top of a decade of Tory pay cuts that saw workers lose up to 14% of their income. […]

Video: All strike together & Memorium for Bob Crow

July 7, 2014 in News, Video

5 July 2014 saw a packed 8th annual National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) conference, held at Conway Hall in Red Lion Square, London. Opening the conference, this video reviewed the year, including a tribute to Bob Crow, who founded the NSSN eight years ago, and backed its initiatives, showing the wide range of militant struggles that have taken place, and looked forward to the 10 July united action by the FBU, GMB, PCS, NIPSA in Northern Ireland, Unison and Unite. Speakers at the conference, the first session of which will be uploaded to YouTube before the 10 July 2014 action, […]