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New CTUF Publication: Empowering Workers – Transforming Workplaces.

Issues of worker and trade union rights are often in the news. But the media too often portray unions as a thing of the past, a burden on business or as undemocratic barons. This publication helps set the record straight. It … Continue reading

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An open letter in support of Labour’s much needed Employment Law reforms.

The Labour Party is the only party with a transformative plan to create jobs that offer security, fair pay and dignity at work, as well as an economy that works for the many Britian’s labour laws are in desperate need … Continue reading

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Labour Will Be On The Side Of Workers – Laura Pidcock MP

By Laura Pidcock Shadow Secretary of State for Employment Rights “So many people’s working lives are dominated by low pay, insecurity and powerlessness. It is a sign of this broken system that many people – and not just the lowest … Continue reading

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A minimum service agreement – or a ban on strikes?

By Keith Ewing, president of the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom Boris Johnson is threatening to effectively ban strike action on the railways Trade unionists now have a real choice: more attacks on the right to strike from the Tories. … Continue reading

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Aussie unions thank global unions and crossbenchers for defeating union busting bill

By Tony Burke, Chair Campaign For Trade Union Freedom Australian trade unionists hailed a “victory for ordinary workers” yesterday following the shock defeat of a Bill which would have allowed applications to deregister a union or sack union officials. The Ensuring … Continue reading

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The system is rigged against working people – this election we can put it right

By Tony Burke, Chair of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom The system is rigged against working people. This was shown very clearly recently when Asda threatened to sack workers who did not agree to a new contract. The new contract … Continue reading

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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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