Category Archives: Campaign For Trade Union Freedom News

Uber Loses Employment Rights Appeal

Uber the controversial the ride hailing app company has lost its appeal on the employments rights of its drivers, the GMB union has said. The company was appealed against a previous decision by an Employment Tribunal that its drivers were … Continue reading

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Aussie Cops Raid On Union: Workers Uniting Statement

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Aussie Cops Raid Union Offices – Sink To ‘New Low’

From Barry Camfield in Australia The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is the Australia’s oldest and largest blue-collar trade union representing over 100,000 working men and women and their families. On Tuesday 24th October 2017, the offices of the AWU were … Continue reading

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Mexican Presidential Candidate Says He Will End Persecution Of Union Leaders

Below is a translation of an article from La Jornada Zacatecas (October 16th) reporting on a speech from Mexican presidential candidate AndrĂ©s Manuel LĂłpez Obrador in support of NapoleĂłn GĂłmez and Los Mineros. LĂłpez Obrador visited Sombrerete, Miguel Auza and … Continue reading

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CWU – High Court Injunction – “A Sinister Development”

Commenting on the decision by the High Court to grant the Royal Mail an injunction against the CWU taking strike action following a properly balloted strike and overwhelming supported by their members Campaign For Trade Union Freedom President Professor Keith … Continue reading

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CWU Says Dispute Postponed Not Cancelled

Following the decision by the High Court to grant an injunction against the CWU stopping strike action – despite members returining a massive vote in favour of action – in both the turnout and a yes vote – the CWU … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER Fringe at Labour Conference

There has been an error regarding details of the CTUF- IER Fringe on Monday lunchtime (25th September) – the event has been omitted from the official printed fringe guide. We are trying to make sure the Fringe is included in … Continue reading

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John McDonnell statement read at CTUF – IER Fringe at the TUC

Brothers and Sisters, first of all apologies for not being with you tonight. I have had to return to London as I have a constituency engagement that has clashed with this meeting. We also have a heavy Parliamentary week ahead … Continue reading

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CTUF at Burnston School Strike Rally

Christine Blower and John Hendy QC representing Campaign For Trade Union Freedom at the Burnston School Strike Rally September 3rd.

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Consultation On Certification Officer’s Levy

The Government have opened consultation on a levy to be imposed on trade unions and employers organisations which gives the Certification Officer the power to impose a levy on trade unions and employers’ associations to recover the cost of oversight … Continue reading

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