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Category Archives: International Employment Rights
Sent in by Ben Davis of the United Steelworkers From Inside Trade, March 27, 2018 Mexico’s ruling party, the Partido Revolucionario Institucional, last week pitched a proposal that would implement the country’s constitutional labor reforms passed last year in a … Continue reading
From Barry Camfield in Australia : An example of a progressive woman trade unionist winning a parliamentary seat, in a seat called âBatmanâ, with a commitment to fight for unions and workers interests. A by-election for the Australian House of … Continue reading
From the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations Since 2013, a conclave of governments calling themselves ‘The Really Good Friends of Services’, has been negotiating a secretive ‘Trade in Services Agreement’ (TiSA) that … Continue reading
By Barry Camfield In an outrageous move, the so-called âFair Work Commissionâ in Australia has effectively banned strike action in complete breach of ILO Convention 87. C87 guarantees âFreedom of Associationâ, which provides for the right to strike. Indeed, the … Continue reading
The International Trade Union Confederation has denounced the decision of a local court in St Petersburg, Russia to dissolve a trade union on the grounds that it engaged in political activities. The decision to dissolve the Inter-regional Trade Union Workers’ … Continue reading
Australian employers are pleading with the Australian Fair Work Commission to stop the merger tbetween the country’s construction and maritime unions over fears about its combined financial clout of almost 150 million Australian dollars a year – which would be … Continue reading
Section 137 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Consolidation Act (TULRCA) 1992 makes it illegal for an employer to refuse someone a job because they are a trade union member. In Jet2.com Ltd v Denby the Employment Appeal Tribunal … Continue reading
The United Steelworkers released the following statement in January 4th asÂ the United StatesÂ andÂ South KoreaÂ prepare to meet to discuss the renegotiation of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). “The United Steelworkers condemns the recent anti-worker actions by the South Korean government … Continue reading
The right to join a trade union and the right to collective bargaining are basic, human rights recognised by the UN International Labour Organisation. Yet many well-known multi-national companies do not recognise trade unions, and do not negotiate with trade … Continue reading