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By Shaun Â Richman ‘In The Times’ US democratic PresidentialÂ CandidateÂ Bernie Sanders released hisÂ Workplace Democracy PlanÂ on Wednesday. His campaignâ€™s labor platform makes the strongest case ofÂ any of the candidates so farÂ that he would be unionsâ€™ best ally in the White House in … Continue reading
British Airways lost has lost its appeal against the British Airline Pilotsâ€™ Association (BALPA) whose members have voted massively in favour of industrial action. Approximately 4,500 BA pilots belong toÂ the union and nine out of ten union members took part … Continue reading
Boris Johnson’s new Brexit chief has backtracked on promises given by Theresa May on workers rights, saying wants to scrap previous commitments to protectÂ workersâ€™ rights, and has suggestedÂ Brexit is an opportunity to escape the EUâ€™s â€śheavy labour market regulationâ€ť. … Continue reading
26 July 2019 â€“ During the Education International (EI) 8th World Congress, affiliated educatorsâ€™ unions in Australia and the European Union issued a statement calling for the Australian government and the European Commission to be more transparent in ongoing negotiations … Continue reading
Thanks to Barry Camfield for sending this article from theÂ Workplace ExpressÂ workplace express.com.au Thursday, July 18th New analysis warns the Morrison Government that it will breach two key ILO conventions if it proceeds with its revived legislation to make it easier … Continue reading
In response to Peter Doreyâ€™s new book In Place of Strife, History & Policy’s Trade Union and Employment Forum held a seminar onÂ 27 April at the Modern Records Centre, at the University of Warwick. Historians,Â trade unionists andÂ academics gatheredÂ to discuss theÂ conflict, … Continue reading
The TUCâ€™s Deputy General Secretary Paul Nowak has been appointed to the governmentâ€™s Strategic Trade Advisory Group that will advise the government on trade policy.Â On the day of the Groupâ€™s first meeting, June 6th, with Secretary of State for … Continue reading
Letter To Morning Star In reply to Kevan Nelsonâ€™s letter in the Star on 26th February, no-one is advocating that the judgments of the EU court which are adverse to workersâ€™ and trade union rights should be preserved to inhibit … Continue reading
Commenting on the governmentâ€™s announcement about workersâ€™ rights, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: â€śAny guarantees about protecting existing and ensuring future employment rights must be in the Prime Ministerâ€™s withdrawal agreement. â€śAnything less, and the promises arenâ€™t worth the … Continue reading