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Category Archives: European Employment Rights
Places going fast! So register today at https://tinyurl.com/y7gmmrnb Campaign For Trade Union Freedom on-line Zoom event for trade unionists: ‘When Is It Right To Stop The Job?’ May 18th at 6.00pm to 7.30pm. See flyer for speakers.
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the underlying weakness of the UKâs employment laws and we can expect there will be demands from employers for âmore flexibilityâ or attempts to weaken the already weak employment laws. European and global trade unions … Continue reading
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-coronavirusâŠ Constantly updated – CTUF will update this message and also sent out tweets when new agreements … Continue reading
Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease and the Governmentâs 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
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 EUâs 27 … Continue reading
From the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workersâ Associations (IUF)Â 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
Draconian new rail anti-strike laws planned by the government amount to âslavery and forced labour,â Aslef general secretary Mick Whelan said yesterday. He said that this new Tory legislation would require rail unions to sign âminimum service agreementsâ guaranteeing maintenance … Continue reading
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.Â Either contained within, or associated with it, … Continue reading
By Tony Burke, Chair of Campaign For Trade Union Freedom French unions are now pressing ahead with more pension strikes despite President Emmanuel Macronâs call on New Years Eve for all sides to reach a âcompromiseâ. In his address to … Continue reading
By Tony Burke, Chair Campaign For Trade Union Freedom – first published on December 23rd on Left Foot Forward Since the General Election, weâve seen a steady drip of leaks and stories on the Johnson governmentâs attitude to workersâ rights … Continue reading