Category Archives: International Employment Rights

Mexican Unions Form New Movement To Fight Yellow Unions

Napole√≥n G√≥mez Urrutia,¬†President of Mexico’s biggest trade union Los Mineros (the mining, metals and manufacturing union) who is also a Senator in the new left lead Mexican Government has called on Mexico’s¬†independent trade unions and labour organisations to join in … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER At Tolpuddle

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CTUF – IER At Durham Miners – Eve Of Gala Rally.

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Bernie Sanders To Ban Anti-Union Laws

US senator Bernie Sanders, who says he intends to run the first ‚Äėunionised presidential campaign in history‚Äô, has announced that if elected he will enact legislation to ban the USA‚Äôs right to work laws. ‚ÄúWhen billionaires like the Koch brothers … Continue reading

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IER-CTUF At The Labour Party Conference

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Mexico’s President-Elect Prepares Labor Overhaul to Empower Workers

No more secret agreements between union bosses and employers, future labor minister says By Juan Montes, The Wall Street Journal, September 11th Mexican President-elect Andr√©s Manuel L√≥pez Obrador is preparing legislation to overhaul the country‚Äôs collective-bargaining system to improve wages … Continue reading

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Collective Agreements: Extending Labour Protection

This new volume published in July 2018 examines the extension of collective agreements and its use as a policy tool to expand the coverage of labour protection, and shore up collective bargaining. At a time when inequality is on the … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER Fringe Meeting At The TUC

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USA: Missouri becomes the first state to vote to reject ‚Äúright to work‚ÄĚ

Missouri voters overwhelmingly threw out a right-to-work bill, on August 7th – becoming the¬†the first-ever state to reject a right-to-work law. Right-to-work laws stop unions from collecting compulsory subscriptions in private-sector workplaces where they represent the workers. The Trump administration … Continue reading

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TiSA Trade Deal – A Serious Threat To Workers Rights

By Rosa Crawford, Policy Officer, TUC EU and International Relations The trade in service agreement (TiSA) might sound like something technical but don‚Äôt be fooled, it poses serious threats to workers‚Äô rights, our public services and sovereignty. TiSA is a … Continue reading

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