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US unions ‘Defending Democracy’

In a web based briefing for unions from around the¬†world, officials from the AFL-CIO (the US trade union umbrella organisation) outlined why they were confident that Joe Biden was destined to become the next president of the US and how … Continue reading

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Five ways to clamp down on modern slavery

By Tim Sharp – Trades Union Congress Five years after companies became subject to new modern slavery laws, workers still experience extreme exploitation in many parts of the UK economy. The government should use the upcoming Employment Bill to make … Continue reading

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Pardons for Scots miners convicted during Miners Strike

Former miners,¬†members of the NUM, who were convicted during strikes in the 1980s will be pardoned.¬†The Scottish Government made the announcement on October 28th following an independent review into arrests the 1984 – 1985 strike. Around 1400 miners were said … Continue reading

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Redistribution Of Working Time & Wealth Webinar

  The Confederation of Shipbuilding & Engineering Unions along with the Institute Of Employment Rights and the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom are a holding webinar: Shorter Working Time and The Redistribution of Wealth November 9th ¬†7pm to 8pm. The … Continue reading

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