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Please give generously to the TUC Aid Iraq Appeal, raising money for Iraqi trade unionists to rebuild a free and independent trade union movement, and strengthen civil society in Iraq.
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Brendan Barber, TUC General Secretary
The most recent documents available on this subject are:Sadrist thugs attack General Federation of Iraqi Workers
Thugs from the Sadrist movement stormed the offices of the General Federation of Iraqi Workers in Baghdad last week, assaulting union members and damaging property. TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber wrote to the Iraqi Charges D'Affaires Dr Muhi...
The TUC is supporting a Labour Start appeal to defend the President of the Kirkuk Oil and Gas Workers Union, Jamal Abdul-Jabbar who has been forcibly relocated by his employers. International union protests have prevented this sort of management hara...PDF version available for download
In one of the worst acts of union repression since the fall of Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi police raided and shut down trade unions across the electricity sector on Wednesday. Please sign the urgent LabourStart appeal.
Police raided and shut down trade unions in the electricity sector across Iraq yesterday, carrying out a Ministerial Order reminiscent of Saddam Hussein. TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber has written to Foreign Secretary William Hague asking him t...
"When we were two federations, we spoke with two voices. Now it is working people who will benefit from us having one voice". This is the verdict of Hangaw Abdullah Khan, co-President of the newly-created Kurdistan United Workers' Union on the mer...
Last week, as workers left their textile factory in Hilla, Iraq, a bomb was detonated, killing some 40 workers and injuring dozens of others. TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber has today written to his counterpart at the General Federation of Iraqi...
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