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- A minimum service agreement â€“ or a ban on strikes?
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Issues of worker and trade union rights are often in the news. But the media too often portray unions as a thing of the past, a burden on business or as undemocratic barons. This publicationÂ helps set the record straight. It … Continue reading
By Keith Ewing, president of the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom Boris Johnson is threatening to effectively ban strike action on the railways Trade unionists now have a real choice: more attacks on the right to strike from the Tories. … Continue reading
By Carolyn Jones, National Assistant Secretary, Campaign For Trade Union Freedom Since 1980, no fewer than 10 pieces of anti-trade union legislation have been introduced in the UK. Those laws have been criticised again and again by the international bodies … Continue reading
By Nicola Countouris and Keith Ewing First published on the UK Labour Law Blog, 28th October 2019, and is available atÂ https://wordpress.com/view/uklabourlawblog.com. In a remarkable article â€“Â Donâ€™t be fooled â€“ the EU is no defender of workersâ€™ rights –Â TheÂ Guardianâ€™s economics editor … Continue reading
Here are the details of the TUC Fringe meeting on September 8th, 6.30pm at the Old Ship, Brighton Seafront (just fiveÂ minutes from the Brighton Conference Centre). Come early, we expect this to be packed meeting with Laura Pidcock MP Shadow … Continue reading
By Shaun Â Richman ‘In The Times’ US democratic PresidentialÂ CandidateÂ Bernie Sanders released hisÂ Workplace Democracy PlanÂ on Wednesday. His campaignâ€™s labor platform makes the strongest case ofÂ any of the candidates so farÂ that he would be unionsâ€™ best ally in the White House in … Continue reading
British Airways lost has lost its appeal against the British Airline Pilotsâ€™ Association (BALPA) whose members have voted massively in favour of industrial action. Approximately 4,500 BA pilots belong toÂ the union and nine out of ten union members took part … Continue reading
Boris Johnson’s new Brexit chief has backtracked on promises given by Theresa May on workers rights, saying wants to scrap previous commitments to protectÂ workersâ€™ rights, and has suggestedÂ Brexit is an opportunity to escape the EUâ€™s â€śheavy labour market regulationâ€ť. … Continue reading
26 July 2019 â€“ During the Education International (EI) 8th World Congress, affiliated educatorsâ€™ unions in Australia and the European Union issued a statement calling for the Australian government and the European Commission to be more transparent in ongoing negotiations … Continue reading
Thanks to Barry Camfield for sending this article from theÂ Workplace ExpressÂ workplace express.com.au Thursday, July 18th New analysis warns the Morrison Government that it will breach two key ILO conventions if it proceeds with its revived legislation to make it easier … Continue reading