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Musk on a collision course with German union

Tesla and its maverick owner may have got away with anti-worker and anti-union practices in the US, but their new factory in Germany will be a different story By Tony Burke When Elon Musk, the billionaire owner of electric auto … Continue reading

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The campaign to promote workers’ rights in trade deals must be global

By Rosa Crawford TUC 26th November 2020 Multinational business is lobbying for trade deals which will increase their profits at the expense of workers’ rights. But trade unions across the world are fighting back. Since 2016, the government has been pursuing … Continue reading

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Unions Call On Government Not To Scrap RPI

The general secretaries of Britain’s largest unions have today (Wednesday) issued a joint statement calling on the government not to scrap the RPI measure of inflation.  A decision on the future of RPI is expected to be announced alongside the Spending Review on 25 November. The statement … Continue reading

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TUC – Norwegian Unions – Free Trade Deal

The TUC has joined Norwegian unions in calling for any trade deal between UK-Norway to enforce protections for workers’ rights, public services and migrant workers’ rights. Click here to read the full statement: LO Norway TUC joint statement on trade talks … Continue reading

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