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15 June 2017
This year's NSSN conference was due to take place on July 1st
14 June 2017
For the first time in the eight years that I have been a representative and activist with the Communication Workers Union (CWU), there is a Labour leader who is unapologetic in his support of trade unionism, writes Carl Harper, CWU shop steward (personal capacity).
31 May 2017
The 11th annual National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) conference will be on 1 July in central London
24 May 2017
The 11th annual National Shop Stewards Network conference will be on 1 July 2017 in central London
2 May 2017
When Bob Crow died in 2014 the trade union movement lost one of its best known and most determined fighters. Peter Taaffe reviews a new biography of Bob
19 April 2017
The 11th annual National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) conference will be on Saturday 1 July 2017 from 11am in Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
12 April 2017
Train strikes brought large parts of the country to a standstill on 8 April. Train guards in the RMT union struck against driver-only operation (DOO) on Merseyrail which affected the Grand National horse race, on Northern Rail and again on Southern Rail, days before the franchise's boss doubled his pay.
22 March 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Subway poverty pay; prison officers' tribunal victory; Deliveroo Leeds demo; Forest Hill School strike.
15 February 2017
Online food delivery company Deliveroo has come under fire in Brighton, where nearly 100 of its workers downed tools during busy Saturday trading
20 December 2016
In preparation for the strikes this week, the NSSN has been attacked by the media from the BBC to the Sunday Times and Daily Mail
20 December 2016
Chair of the National Shop Stewards Network, Rob Williams, was interviewed on Sky News
7 December 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Paul Reilly elected to the RMT EC and the introduction of the Trade Union Act.
7 December 2016
In response to a campaign by Unite to demand a second tier productivity bonus for electricians on Crossrail in London, which included an unofficial walkout on 25 November, notorious blacklisters Laing O'Rourke/Crown House has issued the Unite rep on the site a transfer to another job off the project.
1 December 2016
An appeal for solidarity with strike action
30 November 2016
Hundreds of electricians walked off construction sites on the massive Crossrail job in London on 25 November demanding that management adhere to the Joint Industry Board (JIB) agreement on the payment of a second-tier productivity bonus.
16 November 2016
The Independent Workers of Great Britain (IWGB) union has launched a recruitment drive among Deliveroo couriers as part of its campaign to secure real employment rights for the food delivery drivers.
26 October 2016
Hundreds of construction electricians crowded into the main conference room at Unite's national headquarters on 19 October to hammer out an action plan on the massive Crossrail project - the biggest publicly-financed scheme in Western Europe.
28 September 2016
Left isolated by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) after almost a year of struggle, battered by a wave of vicious media bile, added to by threats from the General Medical Council and sections of the medical establishment, the BMA Junior Doctors Committee has called off the proposed five-day strikes by junior doctors set for October, November and December.
21 September 2016
Strike action on Hammersmith & City and Circle tube lines over heavy handed and aggressive management - including putting staff toilet breaks on a stop watch, and a disregard for agreed terms and conditions - was rock solid on 16 September
14 September 2016
The dispute on Southern Rail continued with a 48-hour strike on 7-8 September. The action by Southern RMT guards was solid and determined once again.
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