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Ballots, the courts and the need for radical reform

By Carolyn Jones, National Assistant Secretary, Campaign For Trade Union Freedom Since 1980, no fewer than 10 pieces of anti-trade union legislation have been introduced in the UK. Those laws have been criticised again and again by the international bodies … Continue reading

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Laura Pidcock’s Response To CWU High Court Ruling.

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CWU High Court Case & Injunction

The CWU has lost its case against Royal Mail in the High Court today in a travesty of justice.  The CWU had carried out a legal ballot to defend jobs and working conditions in the Royal Mail. Over 97% of … Continue reading

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ILO Conventions 87 & 98 Brazil – The Rise of Right Wing Populism

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ILO Conventions 87 & 98 Mexico – A New Dawn For Independent Unions?

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Australia: Big union merger will shift Labor to the left

By Ben Schneiders,  Sydney Morning Herald November 9, 2019  Thanks to Ben Davis of the USW. The two unions that have been most active in bringing attention to the epidemic of wage theft in Australia will merge on Monday to … Continue reading

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Support McDonald’s Workers On Strike!

McDonald’s workers are going on strike! On Tuesday workers from six south London stores are striking for £15 an hour, guaranteed hours and a union. The McStrikers will deliver an open letter for party leaders to No. 10 Downing Street … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled – Workers’ Rights Will Suffer Outside The EU

By Nicola Countouris and Keith Ewing First published on the UK Labour Law Blog, 28th October 2019, and is available at https://wordpress.com/view/uklabourlawblog.com. In a remarkable article – Don’t be fooled – the EU is no defender of workers’ rights – The Guardian’s economics editor … Continue reading

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McDonald’s workers announce ‘biggest ever’ strike – how you can help!

McDonald’s workers have warned bosses that they are planning to launch the biggest wave of fast food strikes the UK has ever seen. It is reported that six London branches of McDonald’s had been given notice by members of the … Continue reading

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Brexit and Workers’ Rights – Free Download

By Professors Nicola Countouris & Keith Ewing Now, on the brink of the third deadline for a Brexit deal, two leading UK academics consider the possible implications of a ‘no-deal Brexit’ for UK workers’ rights. They conclude that the process … Continue reading

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