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The Yorkshire premiere of the film âWapping â the Workersâ Storyâ â see flyer below. Although the event is free, space is limited, so please do book by clicking here.
The miscarriage of justice watchdog has finally referred the case of construction workers claiming to have been wrongly jailed following an industrial dispute in the 1970s, 10 months after being forced to change its mind as a result of being … Continue reading
An important event for trade union shop stewards, union reps, union officers, activists: The Campaign For Trade Union FreedomÂ with the Institute of Employment Rights are holding a one day conference “Trade Union Laws – Resist, Repeal, Replace”. 10:30am to 15:45pm … Continue reading
At least 3.3 million fewer workers are benefiting from a collective bargaining agreement across the European Union today compared to the beginning of the century, the latest figures show. Collective bargaining coverage is down in 22 of the EUâs 27 … Continue reading
Join the global day of action 25th February urging Ukraine’s government to withdraw draft labour laws which are in contravention of national and international core labour standards. Ukrainian unions mobilised their members for a âStop labour slaveryâ protest action on … Continue reading
The Campaign For Trade Union Freedom with the Institute Of Employment Rights are organising a conference on Employment Rights on June 6th, ‘Trade Union Rights: Resist, Repeal , Replace’ Venue: Unite Office Moreland Street, London commencing at 11am – through … Continue reading
By Scott Gilfillan There’s no evidence that free ports create jobs or stimulate growth – and they could be a Trojan Horse for watering down employment protections after Brexit. This week, the government launchedÂ a consultation on creating up to 10 … Continue reading
Coastwide Port Action Can Stop Union Busting!Â Labor Solidarity Must Prevail By Jack Hayman. From www.counterpunch.org February 13th 2020 A recent federal court decision in Portland, Oregon poses an immediate existential threat to the strongest union in the U.S. today, the … Continue reading
Unite the Union members at the RSPCA are currently being balloted to take strike action over new contracts being forced on them by RSPCA, who are proposing to end their hard working, skilled, caring and loyal staffâs contractual right to … Continue reading
By Pat Rafferty, Unite Scotland Regional Secretary The number of people on zero-hours contracts in Scotland has risen by 10 per cent over the last year: according to the Office for National Statistics, 70,000 people are on a zero-hours contract. … Continue reading