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Canada Must Investigate Labour and Environmental Violations Committed by Candian Companies In Mexico

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Labour demands stronger workers’ rights as we leave the EU, Corbyn tells UN

The Labour Party wants to secure stronger rights for UK workers and communities as we leave the EU, Jeremy Corbyn will tell UN chiefs in Geneva today. Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, is in Geneva to meet the … Continue reading

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Mexican Senate Approves Freedom Of Association Agreement

USW’s Ben Davis sent this news report to us on September 20th The plenary session of the Mexican Senate unanimously ratified the Convention 98 of the International Labor Organization on freedom of association. The document establishes that workers must be … Continue reading

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IER-CTUF At The Labour Party Conference

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Mexico’s President-Elect Prepares Labor Overhaul to Empower Workers

No more secret agreements between union bosses and employers, future labor minister says By Juan Montes, The Wall Street Journal, September 11th Mexican President-elect AndrĂ©s Manuel LĂłpez Obrador is preparing legislation to overhaul the country’s collective-bargaining system to improve wages … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER Fringe Meeting At The TUC

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USA: Missouri becomes the first state to vote to reject “right to work”

Missouri voters overwhelmingly threw out a right-to-work bill, on August 7th – becoming the the first-ever state to reject a right-to-work law. Right-to-work laws stop unions from collecting compulsory subscriptions in private-sector workplaces where they represent the workers. The Trump administration … Continue reading

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PCS’s latest ballot result shows that e-voting is long overdue

By Lynn Anderson, PCS National Officer for Scotland and Ireland. James didn’t vote. Let me call him James, although he could be John, Robert or Paul. He told me that he has been a union member for 27 years and … Continue reading

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Biggest Attack On Workers In Austria For Decades

Austrian unions are mobilising against an attempt by the the governing coalition of Ă–VP and FPĂ– to impose longer working hours and flexible working  having quietly submitted a motion in Parliament on 14th June to extend existing maximum working time … Continue reading

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CTUF – IER at the Tolpuddle Festival

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