Tag Archives: Trade Unions

Euro Unions demand: end austerity and put industry back to work

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European manufacturing and industrial unions met in Madrid this week at a specially convened conference to discuss the crisis in European industry.

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Public more worried about Tory relationship with big business than about Labour and the unions

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The public are more concerned about the Tory Party’s relationship with big business than they are worried about Labour’s relationship with the trade unions.

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The labour movement should drop any illusions it has about Venezuelan socialism

Their last-ditch support for a dying regime is not only leaving them tragically on the wrong side of history but, worse, exposing them and our great movement to ridicule.

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Unions welcome ban on helicopters flying in severe North Sea weather

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Unions with members working on off-shore oil installations have tentatively welcomed measures recommended in a report by the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Britain already has the most draconian strike laws in Europe

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Calls are once again being made to tighten Britain’s strike laws. However Britain already has some of the most draconian industrial relations laws in Europe.

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EU austerity and dismantling of collective bargaining ‘unlawful’

The European Union’s austerity measures and the dismantling of collective bargaining in a number of countries is unlawful, according to a professor at the University of Bremen.

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German companies in US warned against violating employment rights

The new leader of the giant German union IG Metall, Detlef Wetzel, has warned German companies operating in the US against violating employment rights and opposing the right of workers to form unions.

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Union member privacy is still under threat from the lobbying bill

The only conclusion is that this part has a hidden agenda to do with union affiliation to the Labour Party.

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Welsh government bans blacklisting firms from public sector contracts

Wales is set to become the first part of the UK to attempt to bring to an end the practice of blacklisting.

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Canada’s newest union to dedicate 10% to organising

Canada’s newest union, Unifor the Union, aims to fight Canada’s anti-trade union legislation.

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