"We raise the watchword, liberty. We will, we will, we will be free!"
- New CTUF Publication: Empowering Workers – Transforming Workplaces.
- An open letter in support of Labourâ€™s much needed Employment Law reforms.
- Labour Will Be On The Side Of Workers – Laura Pidcock MP
- A minimum service agreement â€“ or a ban on strikes?
- Aussie unions thank global unions and crossbenchers for defeating union busting bill
Category Archives: Campaign For Trade Union Freedom News
First published in the Morning Star July 26th. Labourâ€™s ‘For the Many, Not the Few’ manifesto contains a 20-point labour rights reform programme. Andy Green looks at the recent intervention in the debate by a miniscule political sectlet. Readers of … Continue reading
By Tony Burke, Chair of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom The decision of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) toÂ create new labour standards which address violence and harassment in the workplace has been welcomed by trade unions and human rights … Continue reading
Today workplaces are hostile environments â€“ but Labourâ€™s new ministry by and for workers will change all that, Laura Pidcock told the Arise festival of left ideas. The work of the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) over the last three … Continue reading
By Matt Creagh TUC Policy Officer This week, following sustained union campaigning, Irish legislation came into force which bans zero-hours contracts and secures other key rights for workers in insecure employment.Â This is ground-breaking, and gives added impetus to the … Continue reading
The dispute in Longford Australia at Esso/Ugly has reached a marathon 700 days on our picket line as we fight back against Exxon Mobil & UGL/CIMICâ€™s blatant attack on their workers & workers families. By use of a sham collective … Continue reading
Holiday Inn owner, IHG reported to United Nations Global Compact for â€˜unethicalâ€™ anti-trade union behaviour Unite, the UK and Irelandâ€™s largest union, has lodged a formal complaint to the United Nations Global Compact today (Wednesday 1 May) over the â€˜unethicalâ€™ … Continue reading
Thanks to Ben Davis of the United Steelworkers Mexicoâ€™s Senate approved the first changes to the countryâ€™s 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
NapoleÃ³n GÃ³mez Urrutia,Â 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’sÂ independent trade unions and labour organisations to join in … Continue reading