Category Archives: Campaign For Trade Union Freedom News

Aussie unions thank global unions and crossbenchers for defeating union busting bill

By Tony Burke, Chair Campaign For Trade Union Freedom Australian trade unionists hailed a “victory for ordinary workers” yesterday following the shock defeat of a Bill which would have allowed applications to deregister a union or sack union officials. The Ensuring … Continue reading

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The system is rigged against working people – this election we can put it right

By Tony Burke, Chair of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom The system is rigged against working people. This was shown very clearly recently when Asda threatened to sack workers who did not agree to a new contract. The new contract … Continue reading

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Laura Pidcock’s Response To CWU High Court Ruling.

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CWU High Court Case & Injunction

The CWU has lost its case against Royal Mail in the High Court today in a travesty of justice.  The CWU had carried out a legal ballot to defend jobs and working conditions in the Royal Mail. Over 97% of … Continue reading

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ILO Conventions 87 & 98 Mexico – A New Dawn For Independent Unions?

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Australia: Big union merger will shift Labor to the left

By Ben Schneiders,  Sydney Morning Herald November 9, 2019  Thanks to Ben Davis of the USW. The two unions that have been most active in bringing attention to the epidemic of wage theft in Australia will merge on Monday to … Continue reading

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Support McDonald’s Workers On Strike!

McDonald’s workers are going on strike! On Tuesday workers from six south London stores are striking for £15 an hour, guaranteed hours and a union. The McStrikers will deliver an open letter for party leaders to No. 10 Downing Street … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled – Workers’ Rights Will Suffer Outside The EU

By Nicola Countouris and Keith Ewing First published on the UK Labour Law Blog, 28th October 2019, and is available at https://wordpress.com/view/uklabourlawblog.com. In a remarkable article – Don’t be fooled – the EU is no defender of workers’ rights – The Guardian’s economics editor … Continue reading

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McDonald’s workers announce ‘biggest ever’ strike – how you can help!

McDonald’s workers have warned bosses that they are planning to launch the biggest wave of fast food strikes the UK has ever seen. It is reported that six London branches of McDonald’s had been given notice by members of the … Continue reading

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Brexit and Workers’ Rights – Free Download

By Professors Nicola Countouris & Keith Ewing Now, on the brink of the third deadline for a Brexit deal, two leading UK academics consider the possible implications of a ‘no-deal Brexit’ for UK workers’ rights. They conclude that the process … Continue reading

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