Category Archives: Publications & Websites

Blacklisted – The Secret War Between Big Business & Union Activists’

‘Blacklisted – The Secret War between Big Business and Union Activists’ by Dave Smith and Phil Chamberlin tells the story of the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies resorted to in their attempt to keep union activists away from their places of … Continue reading

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60 US Unions Oppose Fast Track Trade Deals

An unprecedented number of US unions, sixty in all, have signed a letter opposing the ‘fast tracking’ of trade deals.  The unions represent all sectors of the US economy, with unions from inside the US umbrella union organisation the AFL-CIO alongside … Continue reading

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NZ: Fast Food Workers Strike Over Theft Of Holidays

Wendy’s workers from five restaurants in two cities in New Zealand walked off the job on February 10th over the company’s denial of their right to alternative days off for working on public holidays. Unite Union has denounced Wendy’s use … Continue reading

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US Think Tank Positive On Union Rights And Collective Bargaining For US Workers – But Where Was Ed Balls?

By Tony Burke Much has been written last week on the “Report Of The Commission On Inclusive Prosperity” which was co-chaired by Lawrence H. Summers and our own shadow chancellor Ed Balls, which was convened by the Center for American … Continue reading

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European Commission TTIP textual proposals online

The European Commission has published a number of textual proposals for TTIP online including the following, please let us know any comments: Technical Barriers to Trade (TBTs) in TTIP Customs and Trade Facilitation in TTIP SMEs in TTIP Competition in TTIP – … Continue reading

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Letter to the Morning Star – New Trade Agreements

Your sub-editor did Star letter writer Phil Fletcher (31st December) no favours with the headline “only Greens realise TTIP spells disaster”.  Not only during 2014 have many trade unions, including Unite and the TUC, come out strongly in opposition to … Continue reading

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CTUF Are Hiring A Project Support Officer

The Campaign for Trade Union Freedom are advertising for a Project Support Officer to join our team. This is a great opportunity to contribute and support the Campaign and supporters for lobby of changes on anti trade union law and organise mass … Continue reading

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New report exposes umbrella company con-trick

Construction union UCATT have launched a new report into how thousands of construction workers are seeing cuts in their pay as a result of being forced to operate via umbrella companies. The report ‘The Umbrella Company Con Trick’ was written … Continue reading

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TTIP – MythBuster

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Book Review: Beyond Shareholder Value

By Adrian Weir The TUC has set out a four point campaign – ‘Respect At Work’ – on employment rights that it hopes will inform the debate in the run up to next year’s General Election. The four elements are: … Continue reading

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