Category Archives: Campaign For Trade Union Freedom News

Pardons for Scots miners convicted during Miners Strike

Former miners, members of the NUM, who were convicted during strikes in the 1980s will be pardoned. The Scottish Government made the announcement on October 28th following an independent review into arrests the 1984 – 1985 strike. Around 1400 miners were said … Continue reading

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Redistribution Of Working Time & Wealth Webinar

  The Confederation of Shipbuilding & Engineering Unions along with the Institute Of Employment Rights and the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom are a holding webinar: Shorter Working Time and The Redistribution of Wealth November 9th  7pm to 8pm. The … Continue reading

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TUC: Union ‘advisory group’ no substitute for proper engagement with unions and employers

Commenting on the creation by the Government of a new ‘trade union advisory group’, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “This is a step in the right direction. But alongside this, the government has excluded unions from the trade advisory groups which are … Continue reading

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US Unions File UN Complaint Accusing Trump Administration of ‘Outrageous’ Violations of Workers’ Rights

Unions in the USA have filed a complaint with the United Nations’ labour agency, making the case that under the Trump administration, the USA has violated numerous international labour laws during the coronavirus pandemic. The AFL-CIO and the Service Employees … Continue reading

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