Category Archives: Employment Rights

Update: Teksid Workers Plan All Out Strike

Workers at the Teksid Hierro plant in Mexico have continued to strike against the imposition of the yellow, stooge union, CTM by the company at the foundry. They stopped work again on April 20th after three workers were sacked. Workers … Continue reading

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EU Elections: Vote Labour on May 22nd

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Carr Review – “A Party Political Stunt”

The Government’s review into ‘industrial relations’, led by Bruce Carr QC is a political stunt with a narrow remit which excludes any review of employers behaviour in disputes and omits any review of issues such as ‘blacklisting’. The review, which … Continue reading

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Unite’s Len McCluskey On Manufacturing, German Engineering, Europe, Collective Bargaining, Labour and Liverpool FC

Republished from The House Magazine; Words: Paul Waugh; Photos: Paul Heartfield. The Reds are back, and Len McCluskey is delighted. In fact, by May 2015 they could come out on top. “If Liverpool could sort their defence out, perhaps next season we … Continue reading

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US Volkswagen workers set to vote on union representation

The United Auto Workers in the USA have announced they have reached an agreement with Volkswagen in the USA that will give the workforce in Chatanooga a vote on union representation at the plant. “We have reached an agreement with … Continue reading

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Support Greek Trade Unionists

Solidarity with the Greek workers!  Solidarity with the workers in the Skaramanga shipyards!  Sign our petition NOW! Greek citizens continue to struggle with the dramatic effects of over 6 years of neo-liberal austerity policies. Jobs have been destroyed, budgets slashed … Continue reading

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Euro TUC Slams ‘Troika Takeovers’

At a hearing of the European Parliament, the European TUC presented the results of its own investigations into the activities of the Troika. The Troika consists of officials from the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank … Continue reading

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Hands Off Our Unions, Stop The Cuts, Resist Austerity

Public Rally organised by the People’s Assembly, Institute of Employment Rights and the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom

. This is a free event, but we expect a large attendance so please register your place here When: Tuesday 11 February, 6:30pm 
Where: Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London … Continue reading

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News International (Wapping) Dispute Website

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Shrewsbury 24 Backbench Debate

Campaigners for the Shrewsbury 24 will urge the government to release papers which have been suppressed for almost 40 years. WHERE: House of Commons, Westminster, London WHEN: Thursday 23rd January, from 11:15 Dave Anderson, MP for Blaydon, has secured a … Continue reading

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