Category Archives: International Trade Unions

Republican Politicians Violated VW Workers’ Rights

What happened in Chattanooga is starting to become much clearer, thanks to some excellent investigative journalism by Phil Williams of WTVF-TV in Nashville. And what happened could have far-reaching implications beyond Chattanooga. Williams reported on Monday that he obtained confidential documents that … Continue reading

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Workers Uniting Calls For Higher Labor Standards In US-EU Trade Agreement

Workers Uniting the global union created in 2008 by Unite in the UK and Ireland and the United Steelworkers in the USA and Canada say they will oppose the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal if Labour standards in … Continue reading

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Maduro Is Calling for Peace and Dialogue – It’s Opposition Extremists That Want Violence

By Álvaro Sánchez; Charge d’Affaires a.i. at the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the UK and Ireland Once again Venezuelans face violent and unconstitutional attempts to destabilize the country and oust the elected government. Sadly, this fits a pattern … Continue reading

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FAQ’s : What is really going on in Venezuela?

By the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign In recent weeks, a wave of violence has left 13 dead and 150 injured in Venezuela. Many misleading reports and images have been recycled in the international media, without verification, giving the impression of state-organised … Continue reading

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Mexico Set To Become Number One Auto Exporter To USA

Mexico is on track to become the United States’ No. 1 source of imported cars by the end of next year, overtaking Japan and Canada in a manufacturing boom that’s turning the auto industry into a bigger source of dollars … Continue reading

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UAW To Appeal VW Vote Citing Republican Interference

The United Auto Workers have filed an objection with the U.S. NLRB yesterday asking it to set aside the results of a ballot last week in which workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant voted against union recognition in Chattanooga. The appeal … Continue reading

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Statement by Los Mineros on deaths at the Charcas mine.

NATIONAL UNION OF MINE, METAL, STEEL AND ALLIED WORKERS OF THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC Thursday February 13th, 2014 * Five miners die in the Charcas mine in San Luis Potosi, whose owner Germán Larrea failed to establish safety systems * Grupo … Continue reading

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Inaugural Hugo Chávez Memorial Lecture

NOTICE OF NEW VENUE – REMINDER TO REGISTER The Inaugural Hugo Chávez Memorial Lecture  with Tariq Ali,Thursday February 20th, 7.00pm  (Doors open 6.30pm) The Inaugural Hugo Chávez Memorial Lecture will be given by Tariq Ali on Bolivarianism: Its Origins & Outlook. Doors … 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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Remembering the great Pete Seeger who died January 27th, aged 94.

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