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Former BA Union General Secretary Faces Life Imprisonment Under Hong Kong’s Anti-Subversion Laws

A former British Airways flight attendant who was General Secretary of the airline’s powerful Hong Kong cabin crew union and President of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions,now faces the prospect of life in prison after being arrested under the … Continue reading

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Historic Win For GMB As Supreme Court Rules Against Uber

The GMB scored a ‘historic’ win as the UK Supreme Court on February 19th passed judgement in the union’s landmark worker’s rights case against Uber. Judges ruled in GMB’s favour – determining that Uber drivers are not self-employed, but are workers … Continue reading

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Trade unions and the fight against unemployment

Two excellent events – 9th February and 23rd February With unemployment projected to continue rising over this year, the Marx Memorial Library hosts two online discussions with those at the forefront of the labour movement’s response. Tuesday, 9 February 2021 … Continue reading

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Biden fires Trump appointed anti union labour board lawyer

President Joe Biden, who has pledged to be “the most pro-union president you’ve ever seen,” took immediate steps on entering the White House by sacking Peter Robb general counsel to the US National Labor Relations Board. Biden told Robb he … Continue reading

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