Category Archives: Trade Unions

Down, But Not Out

Julian Vaughan, a great trade unionist on his quest to become the first working trading driver to sit in the House of Commons in 50 years. After standing as a Labour candidate in the last two General Elections, when you … Continue reading

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Getir Gets Out As Race To The Bottom Continues

Turkish rapid food-tech delivery company Getir valued at $12bn in 2022 has pulled the plug on its UK and US operations, as well as its remaining European operations after it burned up cash as orders plummeted. Launched in the middle … Continue reading

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MediaNorth Condemns Banning Of Al Jazeera by Israeli Government.

The Israeli government voted on Sunday 5th May to shut down the operations of Al Jazeera, one of the last remaining international media networks reporting from the war-ravaged Gaza strip. As a result, Al Jazeera’s offices in Israel were closed, … Continue reading

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Mexican General Election – Why The Election Is Crucial For Latin America

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UK exports to EU down by £10.7bn – more Brexit turmoil expected

The UK’s official trade figures for Q4 2023 reveal the UK’s goods exports to the EU slumped from £196.7bn in 2022 to £186bn last year. The revised figures reveal that the UK’s exports of goods to the EU slumped as … Continue reading

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AI: Threats & Opportunities For The Media

Festival Of Debate, 2024. Louisa Bull, National Officer Graphical, Paper, Media & IT Sector. Unite The Union : AI: Threats & Opportunities For The Media April 25th, 2024I  know other speakers are going to deal much more eloquently with the … Continue reading

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TUC AI Report, Employment Bill & Organising In Digital & Tech Sectors

The TUCs special task force report on Artificial intelligence and Employment Rights Bill was launched at the TUC Congress House in London on April 18th. Comprising of the TUC, the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy at the University of … Continue reading

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PSC Rally Bedford April 13th

Tony Burke Speech April 13th, Labour & Palestine, Bedford PSC Trade Union Officer Hundreds of  thousands of people have been demonstrating in London every two weeks including many from Bedfordshire and our trade unions. Without those demonstrations the genocide now … Continue reading

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Gaza War: TUC Says Stop Trade Talks With Isreal

The TUC has written to Tory Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch in response to the news that the UK is set to continue active trade talks with Israel. The Tory government concluded the latest round at the end of … Continue reading

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Don’t Bank on Apartheid : Bedford PSC Demo Barclays Bank March 23rd

Bedford Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) will be demonstrating outside Barclays in Bedford High Street this Saturday 23rd March to draw attention to the role the bank is playing in arming Israel.  Financial institutions in the UK provide investment, loans, and … Continue reading

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