Category Archives: European Employment Rights

European TUC Data On Agreements Involving Trade Unions

See all agreements involving trade unions at national and EU level to tackle #coronavirus and its impact on working people by clicking here etuc.org/en/trade-unions-and-coronavirus
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Coronavirus And Campaign For Trade Union Freedom

Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease and the Government’s ineptitude in the face of the crisis the Steering Committee of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom believes that it would be reckless and foolhardy to proceed with … Continue reading

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3.3 million Workers Lose Out As EU States Fail To Protect Collective Bargaining

At least 3.3 million fewer workers are benefiting from a collective bargaining agreement across the European Union today compared to the beginning of the century, the latest figures show. Collective bargaining coverage is down in 22 of the EU’s 27 … Continue reading

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Ukraine Unions Mobilise Against Anti Union Laws

From the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF)  The government of Ukraine is preparing a massive legislative assault on fundamental trade union rights. A draft labour law submitted to parliament on December … Continue reading

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ASLEF Says Anti Union Laws Amount To ‘Slave Labour’

Draconian new rail anti-strike laws planned by the government amount to “slavery and forced labour,” Aslef general secretary Mick Whelan said yesterday. He said that this new Tory legislation would require rail unions to sign “minimum service agreements” guaranteeing maintenance … Continue reading

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Employment Rights Or More Likely Employment Wrongs

By Adrian Weir, Assistant Secretary, Campaign for Trade Union Freedom In the less than a month since the General Election the Johnson regime has given strong indications where it will legislate on employment rights. Either contained within, or associated with it, … Continue reading

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French Pension Strikes: CGT Calls On Public To Join Strikes

By Tony Burke, Chair of Campaign For Trade Union Freedom French unions are now pressing ahead with more pension strikes despite President Emmanuel Macron’s call on New Years Eve for all sides to reach a ‘compromise’. In his address to … Continue reading

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TUC Post Election Poll: Voters Backs Workers Rights

By Tony Burke, Chair Campaign For Trade Union Freedom – first published on December 23rd on Left Foot Forward Since the General Election, we’ve seen a steady drip of leaks and stories on the Johnson government’s attitude to workers’ rights … Continue reading

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Construction must be forced to change practices following exposure of modern day slavery

Unite, the UK’s construction union, is calling for fundamental changes in the way that the construction industry is organised and for the introduction of licensing of gangmasters, following a major exposure of how modern day slavery operates in the industry. … Continue reading

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An open letter in support of Labour’s much needed Employment Law reforms.

The Labour Party is the only party with a transformative plan to create jobs that offer security, fair pay and dignity at work, as well as an economy that works for the many Britian’s labour laws are in desperate need … Continue reading

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