Category Archives: UK Employment Rights

The campaign to promote workers’ rights in trade deals must be global

By Rosa Crawford TUC 26th November 2020 Multinational business is lobbying for trade deals which will increase their profits at the expense of workers’ rights. But trade unions across the world are fighting back. Since 2016, the government has been pursuing … Continue reading

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Unions Call On Government Not To Scrap RPI

The general secretaries of Britain’s largest unions have today (Wednesday) issued a joint statement calling on the government not to scrap the RPI measure of inflation.  A decision on the future of RPI is expected to be announced alongside the Spending Review on 25 November. The statement … Continue reading

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TUC – Norwegian Unions – Free Trade Deal

The TUC has joined Norwegian unions in calling for any trade deal between UK-Norway to enforce protections for workers’ rights, public services and migrant workers’ rights. Click here to read the full statement: LO Norway TUC joint statement on trade talks … Continue reading

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Pardons for Scots miners convicted during Miners Strike

Former miners, members of the NUM, who were convicted during strikes in the 1980s will be pardoned. The Scottish Government made the announcement on October 28th following an independent review into arrests the 1984 – 1985 strike. Around 1400 miners were said … Continue reading

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