Category Archives: European Trade Unions

Honda: Stay In The UK #SaveHondaSwindon

To: Honda president and CEO Takahiro Hachigo Please see this important message and petition from Honda workers in Swindon, whose jobs are at risk. They need your support. Sign the petition here We are the workers from Honda Swindon. We … Continue reading

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Abdullah Öcalan – International Delegation Statement

AN URGENT APPEAL TO THE GOVERNEMENT OF TURKEY AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY Abdullah Öcalan’s unlawful and inhumane isolation must be ended immediately. Otherwise hundreds of people who are on hunger strike in Turkish prisons and outside Turkey face certain death … Continue reading

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Norweigian Union Merge

Leaders of two of Norway’s largest labour unions have merged. Together they will represent around 160,000 workers in the transport, construction, hotel, restaurant and automobile sectors. Fellesforbundet was already Norway’s second-largest trade union federation, with around 140,000 members. It was … Continue reading

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MPs Must Vote Down Theresa May’s Brexit Deal

Unite calls on MPs to vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal tomorrow when it is brought to Parliament. The deal utterly fails to protect the jobs and working rights of our members. At best it offers us all – from … Continue reading

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Labour Must Hold Their Nerve And Vote Down May’s Bad Brexit Deal

“We can’t be bounced into a bad Brexit – the idea that the only choice is between this deal or no deal is preposterous and an insult to the country” says Unite’s Len McCluskey “Last week, the Brexit drama became … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Unite Reps Briefing: Opposing Blindfold Brexit

Issued to Unite the Union workplace reps November 16th Unite Reps Briefing: Opposing Blindfold Brexit Unite the Union is calling on MPs to reject the Government’s Withdrawal Deal if it is put before Parliament. “Be in no doubt, limited in … Continue reading

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Save Jobs At Cammell Lairds

Sign the petition to help save jobs in shipbuilding in the UK. Cammell Lairds has just won £619million’s worth of contracts to build the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Ships, but in stead of reassuring their workforce, they have decided to … Continue reading

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Frances O’Grady’s Speech At The Jimmy Reid Foundation Memorial Lecture, 27th September 2018

Frances O’Grady was introduced by Lynn Henderson, the vice-chair of the project board of the Foundation. Lynn is also this year’s STUC President and a longstanding national officer of the PCS union. Lynn was preceded by a welcome from the … Continue reading

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Japanese & UK union leaders call for Brexit to deliver for workers in the UK and Japan

27 July 2018 The TUC and RENGO (the Japanese Trade Union Confederation) have issued a joint statement highlighting the threat that a bad Brexit deal poses to workers, trade and investment. In the shadow of the G7 Summit expressing concern … Continue reading

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Unions Welcome Tata – Thyssenkrupp Agreement

The trade unions within Tata Steel UK (Unite, Community and GMB) have welcomed the announcement that Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp will form a joint venture. The three unions recognise the industrial logic of this partnership and consider it the best … Continue reading

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