Category Archives: Employment Rights

Spain: Support the Airbus 8

Eight trade unionists who work for aerospace company Airbus are facing jail sentences in Spain for standing up for the right to strike and picket. They were in the UK this week explaining their case and the Spanish ‘Gagging Laws’ … Continue reading

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“Tories have been prevented from hitting British workers’ rights”

Alan Johnson MP, Chair of Labour In For Britain, commenting on the publication of Donald Tusk’s letter outlining a draft plan for the UK’s membership of the EU, said:  “Britain’s membership of the EU is much bigger than any changes … Continue reading

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Trade Unions And The Coming Digital Revolution

Phrases such as ‘Industry 4.0’, ‘Big Data’ and ‘The Internet Of Things’ are now common currency as the predictions of a new digital world and a new world of work. The coming digital revolution is a hot topic with employers, … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER Spring Rally – February 11th

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Greece: #ThisIsACoup – Watch the documentary here.

Director Theopi Skarlatos and producer Paul Mason present #ThisIsACoup, a four-part documentary series telling the story of how the European Union destroyed the first radical left government in modern history. #ThisIsACoup – Episode One: “Angela, Suck Our Balls” With the … Continue reading

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Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald: My Plea To Save SSI Redcar

As As the Member of Parliament for Middlesbrough with many, many thousands of constituents devastated by the SSI collapse, I plead with the Government to consider my analysis. Now that the liquidation order has been made, I am of the … Continue reading

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Tribune Article On Productivity

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TUC Statement On EU Referendum & Statement to PLP by Jeremy Corbyn and Hilary Benn.

Congress notes that there will be a referendum on Britain’s continued membership of the European Union at some time in the next two years, possibly before the 2016 Congress. Over the years, Congress has consistently expressed support for a European … Continue reading

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Protect The Right To Strike!

Download ‘Protect The Right To Strike’ by John Hendy QC and Prof. Keith Ewing published by CTUF and IER at http://www.tradeunionfreedom.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Kill-the-Bill-Final.pdf

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Tory Party March & Rally, October 4th

Sunday 4 October –  “No to austerity, yes to workers’ rights” On Sunday 4 October, the Conservative party will open their annual conference in Manchester. After five years of austerity, falling living standards, pay freezes and huge cuts to public … Continue reading

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