Category Archives: Solidarity

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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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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NLRB to Issue Complaint Alleging Four-Month ATI Lockout is Illegal

The United Steelworkers (USW) union was informed today by Region 6 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Pittsburgh that the regional director will issue a complaint in the four-month-long Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) lockout alleging, in the absence … Continue reading

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The UK Auto Industry and Europe

Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich production line Professor David Bailey reflects on the impact of EU membership on the UK’s auto industry. The UK government likes to boast that the UK’s auto industry is undergoing something of a revival, in … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Union Elects New Leadership

The world’s biggest trade union, Germany’s IG Metall elected a new leadership at its Congress last week in Frankfurt. The 2.5 million member union has elected Joerg Hofmann, aged 59, dubbed ‘a tough wage negotiator and trained economist’ by 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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Workers Uniting statement on breakthrough in Colombian peace talks

Workers Uniting, the 2 million member global union formed by UNITE the union and the United Steelworkers (USW), congratulates all parties in the Colombia peace process for the efforts that led to the historic handshake between Colombia President Juan Manuel … Continue reading

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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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