Category Archives: Workers Uniting

International unionism in a globalized economy
 by Ken Neumann

SEFTON WILLIAMS LECTURE Given by Ken Neumann, former Canadian National Director of the United Steelworkers (USW) It is truly an honour to be here, receiving the Sefton Williams award and presenting this lecture. I want to thank the University of … Continue reading

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MESSAGE FROM SHARON GRAHAM: For Peace & Solidarity In Ukraine – Trade Union Appeal

Dear Colleagues, As the military aggression against an independent country unfolds at an alarming pace there is overwhelming support being expressed throughout Unite to support the people of Ukraine. It is not only the struggle for democracy that concerns us … Continue reading

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The Metaverse is workplace and a labour issue

By VALERIO DE STEFANO, ANTONIO ALOISI and NICOLA COUNTOURIS First published at https://socialeurope.eu on 1st February 2022 The Metaverse has been talked about only in terms of gee-whiz technologies – but it raises very serious labour concerns. In mid-January, the … Continue reading

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Chile: Another Good-Sized Nail In Neoliberalism’s Coffin

The Chilean Presidential Election Explained. By Francisco Dominguez Men [and women] make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from … Continue reading

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VSC STATEMENT ON VENEZUELA’S 2021 ELECTIONS

The Venezuela Solidarity Campaign congratulates Venezuela on the successful completion of its regional and elections on November 21st.  Venezuelans voted on Sunday to choose representatives for 3,082 elected positions: state governors, mayors, regional legislators and local councillors. Over 70,000 candidates from … Continue reading

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George Jerrom: Former GPMU National Officer

By Peta Steel George Jerrom, former National Officer of the National Graphical Association and its successor the Graphical, Paper & Media Union was a leading communist working in the print and in print unions. A long time member of the … Continue reading

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Tribute to Richard Trumka

By Liz Shuler Acting President and Secretary-Treasurer AFL-CIO I’m heartbroken to inform you that our brother and leader, Rich Trumka, passed away this week at the age of 72. He was doing what he loved: spending time with his family. Rich … Continue reading

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Hands Off Cuba – Stop The Blockade

THURSDAY 29TH JULY – 7:00PM : ONLINE PUBLIC MEETING The right wing media, including the Guardian and BBC, are stepping up the onslaught on Cuba and hiding any mention of the 60 year US blockade and the 243 additional sanctions imposed … Continue reading

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Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the current situation in Cuba

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign calls on the US government to suspend the blockade of Cuba to allow emergency medical and humanitarian aid into the country in order to ease the economic and health crisis the island is experiencing. The current … Continue reading

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May Day Statement From EU Unions

” It is only when the sky is dark that we can see the stars .” Long live the 1st May This sentence, pronounced a few decades ago by Martin Luther King, has not aged a bit. We chose to … Continue reading

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