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ByÂ Steve Turner Tony Merrick, who passed away last week, was a giant of the British trade union movement who stood up to the state’s attacks on workers and was jailed with the Pentonville Five for defending his class. Reflecting on … Continue reading
Writing in 1918, Lenin reflected on the ârottenness, mendacity and hypocrisy of capitalismâ.Â Â In the same text he wrote also of bourgeois democracy being âa paradise for the rich and a snare and deception for the exploitedâ:Â The Proletarian Revolution … Continue reading
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NUJ condemns BAJ for becoming the âbossesâ union of choiceâ at Iran International to thwart NUJ recognition process. The National Union of Journalists has called on supporters of trade union rights to condemn the British Association of Journalists which has … Continue reading
The US National Labour Relations Board, now with a majority of Trump appointees is considering killing off a legal precedent that has protected unions since the NLRBâs introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. One professor of labour law said he was … Continue reading
A message from Unite general secretary Len McCluskey about the Durham Miners Gala: “Sadly there’ll be no gathering this year. But we won’t be silent. we can still link arms as Marras and workers, and celebrate our gala online.”
CTUF members and supporters who are also members of the Labour Party can to log onto the National Policy Forum website using this linkÂ and âvoteâ for and positively comment on the IER submission to the Economy, Business & Trade Commission. … Continue reading
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IER andÂ @unionfreedom Event:Â John Hendy QC & Carolyn Jones, speaking with Laura Pidcock (People’s Assembly) & Sarah Woolley (BFAWU) – “No Turning Back: Your Rights, Your Unions & Resisting The Tory Agenda” Join us 7pm, June 29th on this link … Continue reading
Australian Unions are trying to protect the jobs, wages and rights of every worker in Australia. Watch the briefing from Sally McManus, Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, about the discussions that Australian unions are having with the … Continue reading