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TUC: Organise 2020

Sign up to Organise 2020 events https://www.tuc.org.uk/sign-organise-2020-events#.XvoAmc8Se6s.twitter

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No Turning Back – Your Rights, Unions & Resiting The Tory Agenda

IER and @unionfreedom Event:  John Hendy QC & Carolyn Jones, speaking with Laura Pidcock (People’s Assembly) & Sarah Woolley (BFAWU) – “No Turning Back: Your Rights, Your Unions & Resisting The Tory Agenda” Join us 7pm, June 29th on this link … Continue reading

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EDUCATION: HEALTH AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING

A free zoom event by IER & CTUF. Register for your FREE place now:  https://tinyurl.com/y92hf3tl #COVID_19uk #COVID19 #psychology #Wellbeing #ukemplaw

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Covid-19: learning from the past for a better future

By Professor Keith Ewing and John Henry QC From the Morning Star Special May Day edition A massively expanded state is needed with a greater role for unions and the people themselves: Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC present … Continue reading

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Unite: Remember the dead, fight for the living – International Workers’ Memorial Day

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey calls on people to ‘Remember the dead, fight for the living’ with a one minute silence at 11am on International Workers’ Memorial Day, Tuesday 28th April. “Safety at work is a right, not a privilege. … Continue reading

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Firefighters to take government to court over pension ‘robbery’

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU), along with three other unions (POA, PCS, and GMB), has filed court proceedings over the government’s withholding of improved pension benefits from hundreds of firefighters and hundreds of thousands of public service workers.  The unions … Continue reading

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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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