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Category Archives: Campaign For Trade Union Freedom News
The Employment Tribunals have ruled that union representatives at Picturehouseâ€™s Ritzy cinema were unfairly dismissed in June 2017. The unanimous finding of unfair dismissal, which applies to two of the three applicants, vindicates the decision to bring the complaints which … Continue reading
Arturro Alcalde Justiniani, La Jornada, July 7th 2018 The new composition of the Congress of the Union creates andÂ opportunity to have better laws in all areas and issues of the pending agenda. One of them, which is fundamental for … Continue reading
From IndustriALL Europe A recent ruling by a court in Antwerp, Belgium against regional leaders of the Belgian Trade Union FGTB/ABVV is now part of a wider tendency to criminalise trade union action. This is a worrying trend that threatens … Continue reading
CTUF’s Australian Correspondent Barry Camfield sent us this from Australian Congress of Trade Union’s Secretary Sally McManus. “Iâ€™m just back from the Fair Work Commission, where they decide whether 2.3 million Australians will get a pay rise, and if so, … Continue reading
The UK Government Forced To Revise National Statistics On Trade Union Membership In Response to Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods Research. Rhys Davies reveals how official figures have under-estimated the presence of trade unions within … Continue reading
By Tony Burke, Chair of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom The controversial â€˜Posted Workers Directiveâ€™ which was used by employers and contractors to undermine national pay agreements and exploit workers has been amended by the European Parliament. In a … Continue reading
Home Office rules mean immigrants can’t go on strike without risking deportation. Post-Brexit – this will include EU workers
By Sally Hunt and John McDonnell Migrant workers contribute to our economy and should be able to join their colleagues in defending their employment rights. The recent wave of pension strikes at UK universities was the biggest action the sector … Continue reading
Pay the Rate: how the EU is closing the loopholes used to exploit migrant workers â€“ but is it too late for us?
By Jude Kirton-Darling Labour MEP – North East England Concerns about free movement and EU migration were amongst the top reasons why many voted to leave in June 2016. Periodically, a dispute has erupted whether wildcat strikes at the Lindsey … Continue reading