Category Archives: Trades Union Congress

Carr Review – “A Party Political Stunt”

The Government’s review into ‘industrial relations’, led by Bruce Carr QC is a political stunt with a narrow remit which excludes any review of employers behaviour in disputes and omits any review of issues such as ‘blacklisting’. The review, which … Continue reading

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Workers Uniting Calls For Higher Labor Standards In US-EU Trade Agreement

Workers Uniting the global union created in 2008 by Unite in the UK and Ireland and the United Steelworkers in the USA and Canada say they will oppose the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal if Labour standards in … Continue reading

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EU Faces ‘Lost Decade’

Euro unions: Falling wages casts doubt on recovery, Austerity is not working, and a new path for Europe is urgently needed, the European TUC has warned warned at an unprecedented union summit in Brussels today. “Real wages have fallen over … Continue reading

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Unite’s Len McCluskey on Newsnight – February 25th

Watch Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey in a five minute interview with Jeremy Paxman.

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Support Greek Trade Unionists

Solidarity with the Greek workers!  Solidarity with the workers in the Skaramanga shipyards!  Sign our petition NOW! Greek citizens continue to struggle with the dramatic effects of over 6 years of neo-liberal austerity policies. Jobs have been destroyed, budgets slashed … Continue reading

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Euro TUC Slams ‘Troika Takeovers’

At a hearing of the European Parliament, the European TUC presented the results of its own investigations into the activities of the Troika. The Troika consists of officials from the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank … Continue reading

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Hands Off Our Unions, Stop The Cuts, Resist Austerity

Public Rally organised by the People’s Assembly, Institute of Employment Rights and the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom

. This is a free event, but we expect a large attendance so please register your place here When: Tuesday 11 February, 6:30pm 
Where: Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London … Continue reading

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News International (Wapping) Dispute Website

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Shrewsbury 24 Backbench Debate

Campaigners for the Shrewsbury 24 will urge the government to release papers which have been suppressed for almost 40 years. WHERE: House of Commons, Westminster, London WHEN: Thursday 23rd January, from 11:15 Dave Anderson, MP for Blaydon, has secured a … Continue reading

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FT Video: Unions Face Upto Long Term Challenges

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