Labour must have a manufacturing strategy, writes Tony Burke, assistant general secretary, Unite.
The forthcoming speech by David Cameron, set to define the Conservative’s long-term attitude to EU membership, is due soon. Egged on by an anti-EU right wing cabal of the 2010 intake of Eurosceptic MPs, others fearing for their seats because of the recent bounce by the head bangers in UKIP, plus the anti EU media, [...]
The UK’s manufacturing sector took another big hit last week when official data showed manufacturing had performed much worse than predicted.
The lack of any coherent manufacturing and industrial strategy from the current government is proving to be a disaster for the UK economy, writes Tony Burke.
November 12th sees the beginning of a campaign by the ITUC to keep the internet free in the face of UN reforms.
Tony Burke looks at the flaws in the Beecroft report and how it is sneaking in damage to workers’ rights under the radar.
Tentative GDP figures draws our attention to the fall in wages and its impact upon union rights, writes Tony Burke.
Last weeks IMF/World Bank meetings in Tokyo highlighted the fact the austerity measures being forced upon countries are not working, writes Tony Burke.
Outgoing neoliberal President Felipe Calderón’s trade union reforms have severely damaged the rights of workers in Mexico.