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- New CTUF Publication: Empowering Workers – Transforming Workplaces.
- An open letter in support of Labourâ€™s much needed Employment Law reforms.
- Labour Will Be On The Side Of Workers – Laura Pidcock MP
- A minimum service agreement â€“ or a ban on strikes?
- Aussie unions thank global unions and crossbenchers for defeating union busting bill
Category Archives: New Generation Of Trade Agreements
Following Donald Trumpâ€™s election in the USA the AFL-CIO has released a blueprint for how to rewrite NAFTA to benefit working families. This is in response to Trumpâ€™s many campaign speeches in which he said that the North American Free … Continue reading
by Jude Kirton Darling The EUâ€™s trade deal with Ghana may not have made headlines, but it threatens to undermine the Sustainable Development Goals and West African economic integration, writes Jude Kirton-Darling. While all trade campaigners, officials and policy-makers have … Continue reading
According to reports from the Office of Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland Canada and the European Union have still not nailed downthe investor-state court system (ISDS Clauses) in the recently signed CETA-EU trade deal. The investment court, which would allow … Continue reading
The following statement has been issued by the European TUC and the Canadian Labour Congress on Thursday, October 27, 2016 The failure of the signature of CETA and the consequent postponement of the EU-Canada Summit show that our concerns were … Continue reading
Negotiations to save the Canada â€“ EU trade deal known as CETA collapsed today when Canadian International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland walked from talks with the regional government of Wallonia in Belgium after discussion with Canada’s PM Justin Tredeau. Wallonia … Continue reading
14 October 2016Â Newly published leaked documents from the top secret Trade in Services (TISA) negotiations reveal the wide scope of the deregulatory agenda and attack on democratic governance at the heart of the negotiations. The TISA negotiations currently involve … Continue reading
This weekend UK media has been widely reporting comments by Germany’s Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel that the free trade negotiations between the European Union and the United States have ‘failed, after three years of talks – an agreement has yet … Continue reading
Harsh prison sentences for two Korean trade union leaders are the latest installment in the South Korean government’s ongoing war on trade unions, freedom of association, democratic protest and basic rights and civil liberties. Han Sang-gyun, president of the Korean … Continue reading
By Adrian Weir, Assistant National Secretary of the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom. One of the central themes of the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom (CTUF) has been its opposition to the new generation of trade agreements – TTIP, CETA, … Continue reading