Link to this page: http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/719/14561

From The Socialist newspaper, 23 May 2012

National Shop Stewards Network

Unite in action against austerity

Come to the 9 June conference

National Shop Stewards Network Sixth Annual Conference

Saturday 9 June, 11am-4pm,

Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ.

Book your place now!
www.shopstewards.net
info@shopstewards.net

Working together makes us strong

"Communication between members of different unions is very important, particularly in view of the government's divide and rule tactics. Look at the magnificent show of workers' unity on 30 November.

With activists in different trade unions working together, the stronger we can organise and fight the austerity measures condemning people to poverty. Unity and solidarity is the only way to defeat these measures.

As a relatively new Unison shop steward, I have been supported by a more experienced Unite rep. She has shared regular updates from Unite on the pensions issue with me. In turn she has also seen the problems faced in a less militant branch!

Due to the complete blackout of information from Unison, this communication has been crucial.

It has kept Unison members informed and aware of both the government's and union leadership's lack of action and the continued activity of the members of other unions who have refused to give up the fight to defend their rights and conditions at work.

We urge everybody to think seriously about joining a union and then put the pressure on trade union leaders to do more."

Helen, Unison shop steward and Kerry, Unite shop steward

Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.


In The Socialist 23 May 2012:


Fighting the cuts

Hospital jobs scandal - Action now to save the NHS!

Con-Dems' hypocrisy over children's care

Our education under attack

Council workers in Cheshire strike against attacks on pay


Socialist Party news and analysis

We stand 100% with the Greek workers

Rochdale: far right attempts to exploit tragedy of abuse

Them & Us


International socialist news and analysis

Ireland: 31 May referendum

Eurovision hosts are top of the charts for repression


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Back to work? How the system fails the unemployed

Mullivaikal 2012 - Solidarity with the Tamil people

Lincolnshire academies in crisis

Profit hungry 'Big Oil' backs climate change deniers

The housing crisis - action needed now

Youth Fight for Jobs Northern Ireland launched in Belfast

Building the electoral alternative in Brent

Stockland Green march for jobs

More attacks on right to campaign


Socialist Party workplace news

Interview with RMT assistant general secretary candidate

AEI Cables: "Thrown out in disgraceful circumstances"

Leadership shows weakness at CWU conference

Workplace news in brief

National Shop Stewards Network


 

Facebook   Twitter



Home   |   The Socialist 23 May 2012   |   Join the Socialist Party

Subscribe   |   Donate   |   Bookshop






Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter



Related links:

National Shop Stewards Network:

trianglePublic meetings show readiness of workers to fight back

triangleWorkplace news in brief

triangleWorkplace news in brief

triangleNSSN action in the North East

triangleTrade Union Momentum launched to organise to defend Corbyn

Shop Stewards:

triangleProtest demands reinstatement of John Vasey

triangleSolidarity with sacked BT worker

triangleHistoric London bus drivers' agreement

triangleReinstate sacked CWU reps

Unite:

triangleWorkplace news in brief

triangleSouth London: Library workers strike to save services

triangleNo-cuts strategy needed to save 25,000 council jobs

Pay:

triangleContinued action in crane drivers' pay dispute

triangleCuts to premiums mean no 'rise' in store for Tesco workers

Government:

triangleCushy government job for Amazon boss

Union:

triangleLeeds meeting expresses Corbyn and McDonnell's contradictions

Unions:

triangleLocal government union backs no-cuts council budgets

Reports and campaigns

Reports and campaigns

11/2/16

Doctors

Doctors fight contract imposition - updated leaflet

11/2/16

South Wales

Public meetings show readiness of workers to fight back

10/2/16

Doctors

Doctors' strike 10th February - photos and reports

10/2/16

Solidarity

Demo in solidarity with Kurdish people: 6th March

10/2/16

Union

Workplace news in brief

10/2/16

Pay

Continued action in crane drivers' pay dispute

10/2/16

Tesco

Cuts to premiums mean no 'rise' in store for Tesco workers

10/2/16

Leicester

Leicester taxi dispute: Labour's rank hypocrisy

10/2/16

Academies

Big victory at Small Heath School against academy attack

10/2/16

Leeds

Leeds meeting expresses Corbyn and McDonnell's contradictions

10/2/16

Portsmouth

Portsmouth: support for anti-austerity stand

10/2/16

South London

South London: Library workers strike to save services

10/2/16

Redditch

NHS campaign gains support

10/2/16

Yorkshire

Anger against plans to close Bradford libraries

10/2/16

Torbay

Torbay: "A tale of two towns"

triangleMore Reports and campaigns articles...

triangle11 Feb Public meetings show readiness of workers to fight back

triangle10 Feb Lack of strategy - and exclusions - threaten Momentum

triangle10 Feb Doctors' strike 10th February - photos and reports

triangle10 Feb No-cuts strategy needed to save 25,000 council jobs

triangle10 Feb South London: Library workers strike to save services

triangle10 Feb Cameron's EU renegotiation charade

triangle9 Feb Labour right wing blocks call to debate budget cuts

More ...

triangle13 Feb Socialist Students conference

triangle13 Feb Barking & Dagenham Socialist Party: The Matchgirls' strike and the birth of general trade unions

triangle15 Feb Leeds Socialist Party: Sanders, Trump, and the US elections

triangle16 Feb Plymouth Socialist Party: Democratic Centralism

More ...

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

Find us on Facebook

Archive

Categories

1-9 

1-9 


Archives:

February 2016

January 2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

Legal

SP RSS feed RSS

Platform setting: = No platform choice