"We raise the watchword, liberty. We will, we will, we will be free!"
- 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: UK Employment Rights
Holiday Inn owner, IHG reported to United Nations Global Compact for â€˜unethicalâ€™ anti-trade union behaviour Unite, the UK and Irelandâ€™s largest union, has lodged a formal complaint to the United Nations Global Compact today (Wednesday 1 May) over the â€˜unethicalâ€™ … Continue reading
PCS has achieved a major victory over the government as the High Court has ruled that ministers acted illegally by withdrawing check-off, the decades-old practice of collecting membersâ€™ union subscriptions directly from their pay packet. The union has won Â£3 … Continue reading
We could turn our country from one of the most unequal in Europe to one that offers decent pay andÂ and quality jobs. This article was written byÂ John Hendy QC, Professor Keith Ewing and Carolyn Jones. The past couple of weeks … Continue reading
12th October Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, (who is lined up to chair the Government’s Industrial Strategy Council) has said the decline of trade unionism as a key reason for the stagnation in real wages over … Continue reading
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
By Adrian Weir, Campaign for Trade Union Freedom In this blog I will make three clearly inter-related points (i) the union link with Labour is good for the left (ii) that the link allows the unionsâ€™ extra-parliamentary work to permeate … Continue reading
By Rosa Crawford, Policy Officer, TUC EU and International Relations The trade in service agreement (TiSA) might sound like something technical but donâ€™t be fooled, it poses serious threats to workersâ€™ rights, our public services and sovereignty. TiSA is a … Continue reading