Category Archives: International Trade Unions

Steelworkers and Brazilian Union Picket Huhtamaki

By Ben Davis, United Steelworkers, Pittsburgh Union members and employees of Huhtamaki North America picketed outside the company’s Waterville plant today (Wednesday) in an effort to draw attention to their inability to come to terms with the paper goods manufacturer on … Continue reading

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Selective Strikes, Work-To-Rule KOs EDF In UK

By Dick Blin For the Utility Workers Of America Unite the Union and 500 meter fitters and meter engineers won respect and handsome pay gains in a highly coordinated campaign that forced big French energy company EDF to ante up … Continue reading

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Steelworkers Fight For Union Rights At Huhtamaki

Note: The following opinion piece was written by a single mother of two children who fears losing her job. For this reason her name has been withheld. The United Steelworkers in the USA are fighting to secure union recognition at the company … Continue reading

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Honeywell Workers Locked Out (Again) In Metropolis

The giant US multi-national company Honeywell has once again locked out its workforce,members of the United Steelworkers at it plant in Metropolis, USA. USW local 7-669 has 150 members at the plant, which processes uranium and they work around many … Continue reading

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United Steelworkers Convention, August 12th.

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USW Convention Las Vegas – August 12th

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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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Italy: ThyssenKrupp: Hands Off Terni Steel!

Unions in Italy have been taking strike action and holding protest demonstrations against 550 job losses and pay cuts of 10% at the at the Terni steel mill, in southern Umbria owned by the German multi-national metals and engineering company ThyssenKrupp. … 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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