Author Archives: Tony Burke

It’s The Media, Stupid! Policies For Media Reform Conference

It’s The Media, Stupid! Post Election Policies For  Media Reform Henry Moore Room, Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA Saturday 8 February, 11.00am – 5.00pm PROGRAMME 10.15-11.00 – Registration Coffee, tea and biscuits 11.00-12.00 – The Media and the … Continue reading

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Preserving The Future Of Aluminium In Quebec.

Major concerns about new  Canada, US, Mexico trade deal for Canadian aluminium industry. From the @steelworkers in Quebec Canada, December 19th, 2019.  Aluminum workers from the United Steelworkers joined elected officials from the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region, union members from CUPE and … Continue reading

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Labour Will Be On The Side Of Workers – Laura Pidcock MP

By Laura Pidcock Shadow Secretary of State for Employment Rights “So many people’s working lives are dominated by low pay, insecurity and powerlessness. It is a sign of this broken system that many people – and not just the lowest … Continue reading

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For A Europe With A Future – by Wolfgang Lemb

Excellent book edited by my comrade Wolfgang Lemb of the IG Metall trade union in Germany. Available on some book sellers sites. “One thing is increasingly obvious since the European Elections of May 2019: The centrifugal forces within the EU … Continue reading

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The system is rigged against working people – this election we can put it right

The system is rigged against working people. This was shown very clearly recently when Asda threatened to sack workers who did not agree to a new contract. The new contract would allow managers to change everything about their job – … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey At Trade Unions For Cuba Conference

2 November 2019 Good morning comrades and friends. I feel especially proud and privileged to be invited to speak here today. Here at this conference marking: the 60thanniversary of the Cuban Revolution Fand most particularly the 80thanniversary of the founding … Continue reading

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Community Wealth Building Briefing From Unite

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Uni Finance Declaration of Support For Lula

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Thirteen unions urge UK government to condemn Turkey’s invasion of Syria – and act to avert ethnic cleansing and potential genocide

Trade unions representing millions of UK workers and their communities have demanded that prime minister Boris Johnson deploy the UK’s influence to prevent a humanitarian disaster as a result of the Turkish invasion of north and east Syria. Thirteen trade … Continue reading

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UK auto makers prepare to shut down again fearing No Deal Brexit disruption

By Professor David Bailey, Professor of Business Economics at Birmingham Business School at University of Birmingham, Visiting Professor at Centre for Brexit Studies and Senior Fellow at UK in a Changing Europe. Republished with permission from Centre For Brexit Studies … Continue reading

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