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Pay the Rate: how the EU is closing the loopholes used to exploit migrant workers â€“ but is it too late for us?
By Jude Kirton-Darling Labour MEP – North East England Concerns about free movement and EU migration were amongst the top reasons why many voted to leave in June 2016. Periodically, a dispute has erupted whether wildcat strikes at the Lindsey … Continue reading
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement in conjunction with the release of a letter sent to USTR Robert Lighthizer yesterday regarding proposed labor law reforms in Mexico. â€œCorrecting the fundamental flaws in NAFTA first … Continue reading
Â ByÂ Charles Wowkanech, President of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, The U.S. Supreme Court soon will be the stage of one of the most consequential fights in the history of the American worker. Anyone concerned with the future of middle-class … Continue reading
By John Hendy QC, Vice President of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom It might be hard to imagine that the tedious, barren worthlessness of Matthew Taylorâ€™s Report on â€˜Good Workâ€™ could be surpassed. But it has been. The Governmentâ€™s … Continue reading
By Brett Fortnam, Inside U.S. Trade, February 1st, 2018 European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia MalmstrÃ¶m responded to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ optimism about resuming U.S.-EU trade talks by listing actions the U.S. has taken over the past year that … Continue reading
By Barry Camfield In an outrageous move, the so-called â€˜Fair Work Commissionâ€™ in Australia has effectively banned strike action in complete breach of ILO Convention 87. C87 guarantees â€˜Freedom of Associationâ€™, which provides for the right to strike. Indeed, the … Continue reading
The International Trade Union Confederation has denounced the decision of a local court in St Petersburg, Russia to dissolve a trade union on the grounds that it engaged in political activities. The decision to dissolve the Inter-regional Trade Union Workers’ … Continue reading
Australian employers are pleading with the Australian Fair Work Commission to stop the merger tbetween the country’s construction and maritime unions over fears about its combined financial clout of almost 150 million Australian dollars a year – which would be … Continue reading