Category Archives: European Trade Unions

Volkswagen Union Reps Back UAW In Tennessee

Volkswagen global works council is backing renewed efforts by the United Auto Workers in the United States to secure union recognition for US workers at the German car makers Chatanooga, Tennessee plant. In a statement this week Germany’s giant IG Metall union, … Continue reading

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ETUC Warns EU Risks Losing Support Of Europeans

The European TUC has warned EU leaders that the EU needs to tackle unemployment or risk losing the support of the European people. Speaking at the ‘Conférence des Ambassadeurs’ in Paris with Laurent Fabius the French Foreign Minister and Walter … Continue reading

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Swaziland PM’s Threat Against Union Leader

What would we do if David Cameron threatened at Prime Minister’s Question Time to strangle the TUC’s Frances O’Grady?  That’s what happened in Swaziland last week. Facing pressure from MPs about the suspension of benefits from the USA under the African … Continue reading

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Saturday : International Edition of the Morning Star

The Morning Star – Britain’s daily newspaper of the Left – is publishing an international pullout this weekend to mark the centenary of World War 1 with views and analysis which breaks with the establishment consensus and offers a socialist … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions!

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Workers Uniting Statement On The Turkish Mining Disaster

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Greek Metal Workers Win Great Victory!

The Greek Metal Workers’ union, POEM, is celebrating a great victory after a verdict was finally handed down in the Skaramanga Shipyard court case on 5th May. Eleven of the twelve trade unionists facing jail terms were set free immediately … Continue reading

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EU Elections: Vote Labour on May 22nd

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EU Faces ‘Lost Decade’

Euro unions: Falling wages casts doubt on recovery, Austerity is not working, and a new path for Europe is urgently needed, the European TUC has warned warned at an unprecedented union summit in Brussels today. “Real wages have fallen over … 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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