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TUC – Norwegian Unions – Free Trade Deal

The TUC has joined Norwegian unions in calling for any trade deal between UK-Norway to enforce protections for workers’ rights, public services and migrant workers’ rights. Click here to read the full statement: LO Norway TUC joint statement on trade talks … Continue reading

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Right to picket during lockdown secured following Unite legal challenge

The government has been forced to confirm that workers taking lawful industrial action have a right to picket their workplace during the Covid-19 lockdown. In doing so they have vetoed the actions of North Yorkshire police who last week told … Continue reading

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US unions ‘Defending Democracy’

In a web based briefing for unions from around the world, officials from the AFL-CIO (the US trade union umbrella organisation) outlined why they were confident that Joe Biden was destined to become the next president of the US and how … Continue reading

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Five ways to clamp down on modern slavery

By Tim Sharp – Trades Union Congress Five years after companies became subject to new modern slavery laws, workers still experience extreme exploitation in many parts of the UK economy. The government should use the upcoming Employment Bill to make … Continue reading

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