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After Years Of Union Campaigning – Swedish Derogation Ends Today

The ‘Swedish Derogation’ which has been used by employers to exploit agency workers ends today. Employers will no longer be able to pay long-term agency workers less than their colleagues. It is estimated that around 120,000 workers are currently affected by the misuse … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Has Exposed the Reality of Precarious Britain

By Adrian Weir The coronavirus crisis has lifted the lid on Britain’s economy – where one in ten workers are precariously employed – and demonstrated the case for secure work and strong trade unions. The coronavirus crisis has highlighted, in … Continue reading

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Media North Newsletter – Special Edition ‘The Media & The Coronava Virus

The lasted edition of Media North’s Newsletter on ‘The Media and The Corona Virus’ is available to download here:  MediaNorth.VirusSpecial The book (‘It’s The Media, Stupid!’) is ready to go for design and print. It should (fingers crossed) be ready … Continue reading

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European TUC Data On Agreements Involving Trade Unions

See all agreements involving trade unions at national and EU level to tackle #coronavirus and its impact on working people by clicking here etuc.org/en/trade-unions-and-coronavirus
 Constantly updated – CTUF will update this message and also sent out tweets when new agreements … Continue reading

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Yorkshire premiere of the film ‘Wapping – the Workers’ Story

The Yorkshire premiere of the film “Wapping – the Workers’ Story” – see flyer below. Although the event is free, space is limited, so please do book by clicking here.

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‘Not our finest hour’: CCRC finally refers ‘Shrewsbury 24’

The miscarriage of justice watchdog has finally referred the case of construction workers claiming to have been wrongly jailed following an industrial dispute in the 1970s, 10 months after being forced to change its mind as a result of being … Continue reading

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Conference: Trade Union Laws: Resist, Repeal, Replace

An important event for trade union shop stewards, union reps, union officers, activists: The Campaign For Trade Union Freedom with the Institute of Employment Rights are holding a one day conference “Trade Union Laws – Resist, Repeal, Replace”. 10:30am to 15:45pm … Continue reading

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3.3 million Workers Lose Out As EU States Fail To Protect Collective Bargaining

At least 3.3 million fewer workers are benefiting from a collective bargaining agreement across the European Union today compared to the beginning of the century, the latest figures show. Collective bargaining coverage is down in 22 of the EU’s 27 … Continue reading

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Stop Anti Union Laws In Ukraine

Join the global day of action 25th February urging Ukraine’s government to withdraw draft labour laws which are in contravention of national and international core labour standards. Ukrainian unions mobilised their members for a “Stop labour slavery” protest action on … Continue reading

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CLAIMING DATE: June 6th, CTUF Employment Rights Conference

The Campaign For Trade Union Freedom with the Institute Of Employment Rights are organising a conference on Employment Rights on June 6th, ‘Trade Union Rights: Resist, Repeal , Replace’ Venue: Unite Office Moreland Street, London commencing at 11am – through … Continue reading

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