Category Archives: International Employment Rights

TUC says UK-Aussie trade deal poses threat to workers & contributing almost nothing to UK economy

Commenting on the UK-Australia trade deal announced by the government  which Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade Ann-Marie Trevelayn described as a ‘landmark deal’ the TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Trade deals … Continue reading

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Retrospective: Ken Loach, The Turin Film Festival and Precarious Work

3rd December 2021 “How could I not respond to a solidarity request from workers who have been fired for fighting for their rights?” By Adrian Weir, Hornsey & Wood Green CLP. The 2021 Turin Film Festival closes tomorrow so this … Continue reading

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CTUF President Slams Tory Union Levy Plans

The Tory government has published its response to the consultation on the Certification Officers proposed levy on trade unions and employers organisations and it appears that they have ignored the views expressed by unions lawyers and employment experts that the legislation … Continue reading

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Employers forbidden to contact remote workers after hours in Portugal

From The Washington Post A set of laws passed in Portugal this week prohibits employers from contacting remote workers after hours — except under extenuating circumstances — in an effort to promote work-life balance in an era of burgeoning remote … Continue reading

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