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Mexican Unions Form New Movement To Fight Yellow Unions

NapoleĂłn GĂłmez Urrutia, President of Mexico’s biggest trade union Los Mineros (the mining, metals and manufacturing union) who is also a Senator in the new left lead Mexican Government has called on Mexico’s independent trade unions and labour organisations to join in … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER At Tolpuddle

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CTUF – IER At Durham Miners – Eve Of Gala Rally.

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Bernie Sanders To Ban Anti-Union Laws

US senator Bernie Sanders, who says he intends to run the first ‘unionised presidential campaign in history’, has announced that if elected he will enact legislation to ban the USA’s right to work laws. “When billionaires like the Koch brothers … Continue reading

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Keith Ewing & John Hendy Letter On EU Employment Rights

Letter To Morning Star In reply to Kevan Nelson’s letter in the Star on 26th February, no-one is advocating that the judgments of the EU court which are adverse to workers’ and trade union rights should be preserved to inhibit … Continue reading

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Unison Response To May’s Brexit – Workers Rights Proposals

Commenting on the government’s announcement about workers’ rights, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Any guarantees about protecting existing and ensuring future employment rights must be in the Prime Minister’s withdrawal agreement. “Anything less, and the promises aren’t worth the … Continue reading

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GMB Response To May’s Brexit – Workers Rights Proposals

GMB, Britain’s general union, has responded to the Government’s ‘meaningless’ workers’ rights assurances. Tim Roache, GMB General Secretary, said: “No one should be under any illusion – support for the Prime Minister’s bad Brexit deal means swapping strong legal protections … Continue reading

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Unite Response To May’s Brexit – Workers Rights Proposals

Government workers’ rights plans fall woefully short, says Unite Government proposals to protect workers’ rights after the UK leaves the European Union will do little to stop the mistreatment of workers at the hands of ‘greedy bosses’, the leader of … Continue reading

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TUC Response To May’s Brexit – Workers Rights Proposals

TUC dismisses government’s “flimsy” workers’ rights proposals Commenting on new government proposals on employment rights announced today (Tuesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The prime minister has made a mockery of her own claim that Britain is leading the … Continue reading

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Update On Strike In Matamoros, Mexico

27 January 2019 At 2 p.m. Friday, 30,000 workers in 41 factories represented by the Union of Laborers and Industrial Workers of the Maquiladora Industry (SJOIIM) in Matamoros went on strike. The workers are demanding a wage increase of 20% … Continue reading

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