Category Archives: Trade Unions

Keep Trump’s Hands Off Latin America

VSC E-UPDATE, MARCH 2019. ► Standing up to Trump and May’s interventions in – and hypocrisy on – Latin America ► 1. Help us get to 4,000 signatories our petition against Trump’s ‘regime change’ agenda. We are within touching distance … Continue reading

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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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Liam Fox’s desperate dash for trade deals is in tatters

It wasn’t supposed to be like this was is it? International Trade Secretary Dr. Liam Fox, currently second in the incompetency stakes behind transport secretary Chris Grayling (but just in front of Gavin Williamson) once told the UK that getting … 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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Speech at the VSC Emergancy Rally January 31st in London

Good evening and thanks for coming out on such a bitterly cold evening here in London. I am Tony Burke, Chair of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign who called today’s event and I am also speaking on behalf of Unite the … Continue reading

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Workers Uniting Statement On Venezuela

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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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Jeremy Corbyn’s Speech On PMs Statement Today

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on the Brexit deal in the House today, said: Mr Speaker, I would link to thank the Prime Minister for advance copy of her statement. In … Continue reading

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Contrast Between Germany & UK On Immigration Policy

As the UK Government and the right wing media (and sadly the BBC) have been ramping up an ‘immigration crisis’ it is worth contrasting this with what is happening in Germany following Merkel’s ‘open door’ policy and how they have … Continue reading

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