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30 September 2015
This pamphlet provides a context for the struggle for workers' rights against the attempts of the rich to curtail them.
23 September 2015
Rob Williams, chair of the National Shop Stewards Network, got a mention in parliament recently.
9 September 2015
The Trade Union Congress meets in Brighton from 13-16 September in the most important Congress since 1984.
8 September 2015
The vicious anti-union bill is designed to shackle the unions
2 September 2015
Kill the bill!: Rob Williams explains why all trade unionists should come to the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress to build the pressure for mass action to defeat the Tories' planned anti-union laws.
5 August 2015
All-out action by PCS members at the gallery is being brought forward to 11 August.
6 July 2015
An action statement and model motion were agreed by hundreds of workplace reps who attended the National Shop Stewards Network 9th annual conference on 4th July
2 March 2015
For the third Monday in succession, there has been a protest outside a Crossrail site
13 February 2015
London bus reps discussed 'where next?' for their dispute
26 November 2014
50 supporters of the Fast Food Rights campaign lobbied outside Parliament as those inside were discussing a private members bill to limit the use of zero-hour contracts
24 April 2013
Up to 200 trade unionists, workers and campaigners lobbied the TUC general council this morning, 24th April
2 May 2012
Step up action to defend pensions! Just when the Con-Dems thought it was all over and they'd won, the public sector pensions fight is back on, writes Rob Williams, National Shop Stewards Network national chair.
12 January 2012
Over 100 union members lobbied the TUC Public Services Liaison Group (PSLG) today, Thursday 12 January, to call on the union leaders to reject the government's new offer on public sector pensions and to set a new strike date, writes Rob Williams.
4 January 2012
The 'Dirty 7' construction companies, who want to slash skilled workers' wages, have finally been dragged kicking and screaming to the negotiating table, writes Rob Williams, Chair, National Shop Stewards Network.
20 December 2011
Hundreds of rank and file union members lobbied the TUC's Public Services Liaison Group, angry at the prospect of their leadership agreeing to a rotten deal, writes Rob Williams, NSSN
7 December 2011
Electricians working for Balfour Beatty (BBES) have spoken for all electricians in the construction industry and voted overwhelmingly to strike to defend their national pay agreements - the Joint Industry Board (JIB), writes Rob Williams, Chair, National Shop Stewards Network.
19 October 2011
This week's protest at Blackfriars Balfour Beatty site began in full darkness at 6:30am this morning.
4 August 2010
In an article in issue 632 of The Socialist, Kevin Parslow outlined reasons why Socialist Party members in the Unite trade union are supporting Len McCluskey in the general secretary (GS) election...
26 July 2010
On Wednesday 21 July delegates to Swansea trades council decided to launch a campaign to defend public sector jobs and the important services that public sector workers provide...
21 July 2010
Workers at the Linamar car parts plant in Swansea voted overwhelmingly to reluctantly accept the company's closure terms, at a mass meeting on Monday 12 July...
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