Category Archives: Campaign For Trade Union Freedom News

Holiday Inn Group Reported To UN For Anti Union Behaviour

Holiday Inn owner, IHG reported to United Nations Global Compact for ‚Äėunethical‚Äô anti-trade union behaviour Unite, the UK and Ireland‚Äôs largest union, has lodged a formal complaint to the United Nations Global Compact today (Wednesday 1 May) over the ‚Äėunethical‚Äô … Continue reading

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Mexico: Senate Passes New Labour Laws

Thanks to Ben Davis of the United Steelworkers Mexico‚Äôs Senate approved the first changes to the country‚Äôs labour laws, a move that U.S. Democrats made as a pre-condition for debating a successor to the NAFTA trade agreement. The Senate voted … Continue reading

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Mexican Unions Form New Movement To Fight Yellow Unions

Napole√≥n G√≥mez Urrutia,¬†President of Mexico’s biggest trade union Los Mineros (the mining, metals and manufacturing union) who is also a Senator in the new left lead Mexican Government has called on Mexico’s¬†independent trade unions and labour organisations to join in … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER At Tolpuddle

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CTUF – IER At Durham Miners – Eve Of Gala Rally.

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Bernie Sanders To Ban Anti-Union Laws

US senator Bernie Sanders, who says he intends to run the first ‚Äėunionised presidential campaign in history‚Äô, has announced that if elected he will enact legislation to ban the USA‚Äôs right to work laws. ‚ÄúWhen billionaires like the Koch brothers … Continue reading

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PCS wins £3million check-off compensation

PCS has achieved a major victory over the government as the High Court has ruled that ministers acted illegally by withdrawing check-off, the decades-old practice of collecting members‚Äô union subscriptions directly from their pay packet. The union has won ¬£3 … Continue reading

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Why giving ‚Äėgig‚Äô workers rights isn‚Äôt as radical as politicians think it is

We could turn our country from one of the most unequal in Europe to one that offers decent pay and¬†and quality jobs. This article was written by¬†John Hendy QC, Professor Keith Ewing and Carolyn Jones. The past couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Bank of England Chief Says Weaking Unions Is Behind ‘Pay Stagnation’

12th October Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, (who is lined up to chair the Government’s Industrial Strategy Council) has said the decline of trade unionism as a key reason for the stagnation in real wages over … Continue reading

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IER-CTUF At The Labour Party Conference

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