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- Coronavirus Has Exposed the Reality of Precarious Britain
- Media North Newsletter – Special Edition ‘The Media & The Coronava Virus
- Note on relevant H&S laws for workers working during coronavirus crisis.
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The ‘Swedish Derogation’ which has been used by employers to exploitÂ agency workers ends today. EmployersÂ will no longer be able to pay long-term agency workers less than their colleagues.Â It is estimated that around 120,000 workers are currently affected by the misuse … Continue reading
By Adrian Weir The coronavirus crisis has lifted the lid on Britain’s economy â where one in ten workers are precariously employed â and demonstrated the case for secure work and strong trade unions. The coronavirus crisis has highlighted, in … Continue reading
The lasted edition of Media North’s Newsletter on ‘The Media and The Corona Virus’ is available to download here:Â MediaNorth.VirusSpecial The book (‘Itâs The Media, Stupid!’) is ready to go for design and print. It should (fingers crossed) be ready … Continue reading
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-coronavirusâŠ Constantly updated – CTUF will update this message and also sent out tweets when new agreements … Continue reading
The Yorkshire premiere of the film âWapping â the Workersâ Storyâ â see flyer below. Although the event is free, space is limited, so please do book by clicking here.
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
An important event for trade union shop stewards, union reps, union officers, activists: The Campaign For Trade Union FreedomÂ 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
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 EUâs 27 … Continue reading
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 âStop labour slaveryâ protest action on … Continue reading
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