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UK – Australia Trade Deal: ACTU – TUC Statement

The UK and Australian Government are set to announce an in-principle agreement at the G7 summit this weekend on the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement that has been negotiated in secret for almost a year. Workers have been kept in the … Continue reading

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Katherine Tai Outlines US “Worker-Centered Trade Policy”

On June 10th The United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai participated in an AFL-CIO ‘town hall’ to lay out her vision for a worker-centered trade policy that supports the Biden-Harris Administration’s Build Back Better agenda.  In her remarks, Ambassador Tai … Continue reading

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Disciplinary action against workers who go on strike is unlawful, tribunal says

Employers will no longer be able to get away with mistreating employees who take part in union-organised workplace disputes following an important legal decision yesterday, says UNISON. UK law had previously prevented employers from sacking staff involved in strike action … Continue reading

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Official GMB – Uber Statement

Uber will formally recognise GMB, which will now be able to represent up to 70,000 Uber drivers across the UK GMB union and Uber have today announced a groundbreaking trade union recognition deal. Under the collective bargaining agreement, the trade … Continue reading

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