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Backing For Hendy’s Status Of Workers Bill

Unite, is supporting a new parliamentary bill to be debated in the House of Lords on 10th September that would give “all rights to all workers from day one”. Lord John Hendy QC’s Status of Workers Bill addresses a critical issue … Continue reading

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South Korean Union Leader Ambushed and Arrested By Police.

The President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions YANG, Kyeung Soo was arrested at 6:09am on September 1st in a surprise ambush involving police squadrons in riot suppression gear and fire trucks surrounding the confederation headquarters at 5:00 am … Continue reading

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GMB Union and Uber commit to end the exploitation of  200,000 drivers

GMB General Secretary, and Uber’s Jamie Heywood, have met following the ground-breaking trade union recognition deal. Under the deal – struck in May – Uber will formally recognise GMB, which will now be able to represent up to 70,000 Uber … Continue reading

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Labour demands answers on Truss human & workers rights ‘simplifications’

Labour’s Shadow International Trade Secretary, Emily Thornberry MP, responding to the Government’s consultation paper on a new system of trade preferences for developing countries, said: “A maximum of 19 countries will see a reduction in tariffs as a result of … Continue reading

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