Category Archives: International Employment Rights

UK – Australia Trade Deal: ACTU – TUC Statement

The UK and Australian Government are set to announce an in-principle agreement at the G7 summit this weekend on the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement that has been negotiated in secret for almost a year. Workers have been kept in the … Continue reading

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Katherine Tai Outlines US “Worker-Centered Trade Policy”

On June 10th The United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai participated in an AFL-CIO ‘town hall’ to lay out her vision for a worker-centered trade policy that supports the Biden-Harris Administration’s Build Back Better agenda.  In her remarks, Ambassador Tai … Continue reading

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US & Mexican unions launch first company complaint under trade deal

Trade unions in the US and Mexico filed the first complaint under the ‘rapid response mechanism’ in the US, Mexico, Canada trade deal which allows companies abusing labour rights in those countries to face penalties. The complaint is against Tridonex … Continue reading

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USW’s John Shinn’s May Day Greetings To UK Unions

John Shinn, the Secretary Treasurer of the United Steelworkers in the USA and Canada sent CTUF and the IER this message of solidarity and explained why US unions are fighting for the ProAct.

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