Category Archives: Research

Globalisation is taking its toll on workers rights

By Tony Burke According to a new report, the UK falls within the category of nations where people’s workplace rights are regularly violated workers rights. Last week, during its third World Congress, the International Trade Union Confederation published a damning … Continue reading

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Capital, Thomas Piketty and the role of Modern Collective Bargaining

By the TUC’s Tim Page I was privileged to be at the IPPR on Wednesday, to hear the French economist, Thomas Piketty, present on his book, ‘Capital in the Twenty First Century’. As IPPR Director Nick Pearce told the audience, this … Continue reading

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Venezuelan TUC General Secretary & Labour Law Booklet Launch

Thursday, 8th May from 16:30 to 19:30 (at Unite offices, Holborn, London reception from 6.30pm) The event will launch the publication ‘Bolivarian Venezuela: sustained progress for workers’ rights’ booklet published by the Institute of Employment Rights, which provides an in-depth look … Continue reading

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CTUF-IER-CLASS Fringe @ TUC – Note change of fish & chip supper venue!!!

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