Category Archives: Trade Unions

AFL-CIO: Workers Five Priorities For 2021

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Statement By Unite on article in The Times, January 16th.

Unite have issued the following statement today. “The reports in The Times are an extremely crude attempt to smear Unite and its leadership through a disgraceful attempt at guilt-by-association. “They attempt to create an impression of a connection between Unite … Continue reading

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WAPPING – ‘THE WORKERS STORY’

At last the  film is now available online and on DVD! Chris Reeves of Platform Films has produced a marvellous film which has taken several years to complete as Chris is heavily engaged in making and producing films on many … Continue reading

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Workers Can’t Wait – Without Support, Millions Face Poverty

By Len McCluskey With poverty and unemployment skyrocketing before lockdown, the government must act urgently to avoid a disaster – and support millions of workers who are already on the breadline. In the end, it took Boris Johnson just eight … Continue reading

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ETUC On EU-UK Brexit Agreement

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) believes there is no Brexit that will benefit working people. In the circumstances, we welcome the European Union’s efforts to stop no-deal, guarantee the Good Friday Agreement and avoid a hard border in Ireland. However, … Continue reading

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UK-EU Brexit Agreement: “A Thin Deal” Says David Bailey

Blog by Professor David Bailey Birmingham Business School  That a trade deal has been at been agreed at the last minute between the UK and EU comes as a huge relief for manufacturing sectors like automotive, which would have faced … Continue reading

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TUC on EU-UK Brexit Deal: “Its better than nothing, but not by much”.

TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said: “This deal is better than nothing, but not by much. It won’t protect jobs and puts hard-won workers’ rights on the line. As we come out of the pandemic, we’re facing a crunch point for jobs and … Continue reading

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UK-EU Brexit Deal – Manufacturing – “Government must not claim job done” says Unite

Commenting on the UK – EU trade deal Unite said the UKs manufacturing workers will be “relieved but the government must not claim job done.” Steve Turner, assistant general secretary for manufacturing said: “The overwhelming feeling for the country’s millions … Continue reading

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KCK statement on the arrest of MP Leyla Güven

The arrest of Leyla Güvenexposes the reality of the Turkish State Tens of MPs and mayors, hundreds of leading HDP members and thousands of democratic politicians find themselves imprisoned in Turkey. The arrest of tens of thousands of politicians demonstrate … Continue reading

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Urgent Appeal To Help War Graves Workers

Solidarity means helping each other out which is why your support for Unite members in industrial struggle is needed. Workers who maintain and care for our commonwealth war graves in France and Belgium are Unite members. They need your help. … Continue reading

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