Category Archives: Campaign For Trade Union Freedom News

South Korean Union Leader Ambushed and Arrested By Police.

The President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions YANG, Kyeung Soo was arrested at 6:09am on September 1st in a surprise ambush involving police squadrons in riot suppression gear and fire trucks surrounding the confederation headquarters at 5:00 am … Continue reading

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GMB Union and Uber commit to end the exploitation of  200,000 drivers

GMB General Secretary, and Uber’s Jamie Heywood, have met following the ground-breaking trade union recognition deal. Under the deal – struck in May – Uber will formally recognise GMB, which will now be able to represent up to 70,000 Uber … Continue reading

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Labour demands answers on Truss human & workers rights ‘simplifications’

Labour’s Shadow International Trade Secretary, Emily Thornberry MP, responding to the Government’s consultation paper on a new system of trade preferences for developing countries, said: “A maximum of 19 countries will see a reduction in tariffs as a result of … Continue reading

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In the middle of a pandemic, ministers plan to tie up unions in more red tape

By Tim Sharp TUC senior employment rights officer  Trade unions have been working flat-out supporting frontline workers during the pandemic, whether they are nurses, teachers or transport workers. But ministers appear to have other priorities. Last month, without much fanfare, … Continue reading

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