Category Archives: Video

Trade Agreements: TPP, TTIP, TiSA Disected – Fulll Conference Video

If you have a spare eight hours to spare here is a full video of a conference held on June 28th by the AFL-CIO called “Trading Up: Jobs, Governance & Security in US Trade Policy” In the USA Global trade … Continue reading

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TPP Trade Deal : Why US Unions Oppose It.

The US and 12 nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is a trade agreement that will stimulate the outsourcing of American jobs and devastate manufacturing. The Allegheny County Council voted on a resolution against the TPP because it will harm their … Continue reading

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On Line Course: Workers’ Rights In A Global Economy

Rights and dignity at the workplace are fundamental human rights. However, workers’ rights continue to be violated every day – millions of people worldwide are facing exploitative working hours, poverty wages, humiliation and mistreatment at work. There are estimates that … Continue reading

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Target’s Latest Anti Union Video – Cheesy Or What?

Target is America’s third largest retailer. It is also as staunchly anti union as they come. This anti-union video is one of a series issued by Target which are not supposed to be duplicated. The existence of Target’s new anti-union employee training video … Continue reading

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Full 90 minutes: Reiner Hoffmann And Richard Trumka On TTIP

The German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Washington organised an event on TTIP with the President of the German trade union confederation DGB, Reiner Hoffmann, and his US counterpart, Richard Trumka, the President of the AFL-CIO. … Continue reading

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Blacklisted – The Secret War Between Big Business & Union Activists’

‘Blacklisted – The Secret War between Big Business and Union Activists’ by Dave Smith and Phil Chamberlin tells the story of the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies resorted to in their attempt to keep union activists away from their places of … Continue reading

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60 US Unions Oppose Fast Track Trade Deals

An unprecedented number of US unions, sixty in all, have signed a letter opposing the ‘fast tracking’ of trade deals.  The unions represent all sectors of the US economy, with unions from inside the US umbrella union organisation the AFL-CIO alongside … Continue reading

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US Unions: What Is Right To Work?

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Stop ‘Umbrella companies’ exploiting construction workers

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Holiday Pay Win For UK Unions

This week there was an historic ruling that workers in the UK are entitled to have overtime and other payments included in their holiday pay calculations. The ruling attracted much media attention with some employers going into near panic, warning … Continue reading

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