Author Archives: Tony Burke

Alborada: Latin America Uncovered Article

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Letter issued December 31st 2016 by Len McCluskey

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USW Chemical Workers Newsletter December 2016.

Download the lastest Newsletter from the United Steelworkers for Chemical Workers by clicking here. December 20106. Issue number 6 Thanks to Kent Holsing.

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Len McCluskey : Free Movement Of Labour Is A Class Question

We need a new approach to the vexed subject of immigration – and at the core of this must be the reassertion of collective bargaining and trade union strength, writes Len McCluskey. There is no doubt that concerns about the … Continue reading

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Finland: Four Industrial Unions Set To Merge

In a move which commenced earlier this year four of Finland’s main industrial unions are planning to merge to create one powerful 260,00 strong union whose focus will be on Finland’s exporting industries. The ruling bodies of the four unions … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey’s Story

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Len McCluskey: Why I Am Standing For General Secretary

Trade unionism matters more than ever. With the economy still in a slump, the Tories in power and the shadow of Brexit hanging over millions of jobs, unions are the only line of defence for working families. So the future … Continue reading

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German Trade Union’s Reject CETA

In a surprise turn around the German trade union umbrella organisation the DGB have come out against the EU-Canada Trade agreement known as CETA. A document available to download here spells out why tacit previous support has been over-turned. The … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro Tribute by Len McCluskey of Unite

Commenting on the death of Fidel Castro, the leader of the UK’s biggest union, Unite, Len McCluskey said: “With the passing of another towering figure from the history of the twentieth century, this is the moment to remember what Fidel … Continue reading

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The Defeat Of TPP Trade Deal Is A Tale Of Ants Slaying A Dragon.

By Leo Gerard, President of the Unite Steelworkers of USA and Canada It seemed a fearsome task, challenging the powerful behemoth that is Wall Street, Big Pharma, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Big Ag, Big Oil, all their lobbyists, and … Continue reading

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