Category Archives: Trades Union Congress

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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AI: Threats & Opportunities For The Media

Register now for the South Yorkshire Festival Of Debate (in partnership with Media North) panel debate on the Threats & Opportunities for media & digital workers of Artificial Intelligence. ‘AI – Threats & Opportunities For The Media’ Free online event: … Continue reading

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New York Times To Sue OpenAI & Microsoft; Sports Illustrated Sacks Senior Staff Over Use Of AI

The newspaper and magazine industry is gearing up for a battle over the use of AI in information harvesting and the use of artificial intelligence to create fake articles, fake writer profiles and photos. The New York Times is to … Continue reading

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Ceasefire – Free Palestine : You Tube Film by Unite’s Jamie Bramwell

This YouTube film and song about the genocide now happening in Gaza has been produced by Unite activist and construction section member from Merseyside Jamie Bramwell who releases his songs with his band Coalhouse. Please share widely.

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Nordic Tesla Investors Tell Musk: “You Must Obey The Rules”

The pressure on Elon Musk, the worlds richest man and CEO of Tesla who is refusing to reach an agreement on Collective Bargaining and union recognition with the Swedish IF Metall union, (who are being supported by other Nordic unions … Continue reading

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Nordic Transport Unions Blockade Tesla in Sweden Dispute

Following the decision by the Danish transport workers union 3F to take secondary action and cease transporting Tesla vehicles into Denmark’s lucrative e-vehicle market in support of the Swedish IF Metall Tesla mechanics strike, Norwegian and Finnish transport unions are … Continue reading

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United Autoworkers Union : Members Back Big 3 Deals

Reprinted from labornotes.org After a six-week escalating strike, the Auto Workers (UAW) ratified agreements with each of the Big 3 automakers. The deals are a sharp about-face from decades of concessions. The Big 3 are GM, Stallantis and Fords. The … Continue reading

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German Union IG Metall Elects First Ever Woman Union Head

A Profile Of Christiane Benner, President Of IG Metall Germany’s 2.2 million strong metals, engineering, electrical and textiles union has this week elected Christiane Benner to be the union’s president (the head of the union)  at its Congress in Frankfurt. … Continue reading

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Sarah Woolley: “Trade Union Movement Should Back Organise Now”

Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) is calling on the whole labour movement to back Organise Now, as it celebrates its first anniversary.  As figures show that 200,000 workers (mainly women) left the trade … Continue reading

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International Action Needed For Imprisoned Kurdish Leader Abdulla Ocalan

The UK based Trade Union Campaign for Abdullah Ocalan was joined by members of the Kurdish community and over 40 trade unions, local governments, NGOs and others for a press conference in front of the European Parliament demanding international action … Continue reading

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