Category Archives: International Employment Rights

Trump’s NLRB Attacks Union Protection Laws

The US National Labour Relations Board, now with a majority of Trump appointees is considering killing off a legal precedent that has protected unions since the NLRB’s introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. One professor of labour law said he was … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Aussie Union Update On Discussions On Workplace Laws

Australian Unions are trying to protect the jobs, wages and rights of every worker in Australia. Watch the briefing from Sally McManus, Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, about the discussions that Australian unions are having with the … Continue reading

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Aussie Unions Say Employers Using Covid19 To Attack Workers Rights

Australian unions say they face a further attack on employment and workers rights and have accused big business of using the Covid19 crisis to attack employment rights. Using the word reform, Aussie unions say this means cuts in pay, employment … Continue reading

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Spanish court orders Ryanair to reinstate 224 dismissed workers

Employees dismissed after four hubs slated for closure – Reuter’s report Spain’s High Court has ordered Ryanair  to reinstate 224 workers collectively dismissed from four bases in the country, saying the reasons given by the airline for seeking to close the … Continue reading

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UK-US trade talks postponed indefinitely

Below is a summary of a Daily Telegraph article not widely reported on – but it is a big blow to Johnson’s hare brained plans to drive through a trade deal with the EU and the US at the same time, something … Continue reading

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Covid-19 : No going back to ‘business as usual’.

Statement From the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom and the Institute Of Employment Rights : After Covid-19 No Going Back To Business As Usual The Corona virus pandemic has demonstrated the need to revolutionise the protection of workers for the future. … Continue reading

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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
 Constantly updated – CTUF will update this message and also sent out tweets when new agreements … Continue reading

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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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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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