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Frances O’Grady address to Congress, Monday 12 September 2016
12 September 2016
Motion 58 and amendments Congress reiterates its support for re-nationalisation of the railways and believes the overwhelming case for public ownership has again been demonstrated by the performance of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) on the UK’s busiest rail passenger franchise. GTR has subjected passengers to daily misery caused by frequent...
12 September 2016
Motion 20 and amendments Congress condemns the Trade Union Act which is the biggest attack on trade unions in decades and represents a further transfer of power against workers and in favour of the employer. In addition to the undemocratic ballot thresholds, new requirements on ballot information and notices and...
12 September 2016
Motion 72 and amendment and 73 Congress notes that atypical working continues to increase across the economy and that the number of self-employed and freelance workers is rising year on year. Congress notes that self-employed workers comprise more than 15 per cent of the UK’s labour force – the greatest...
12 September 2016
Congress notes that on 7 September 2016 the London Mayor announced London TravelWatch will carry out a review into the Tube ticket office closures programme.The review will be over a six-week period, starting 12 September and a report is expected to be published before the end of this year. It...
12 September 2016
E2 Colombia Congress welcomes the announcement on 24 August that the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP have reached a final peace agreement and congratulates both parties, the Colombian people and our sister trade union movement. Congress notes that this historic agreement is the first in the world to have...
12 September 2016
Speech by Luca Visentini, ETUC General Secretary to TUC Congress 2016 Sunday 11 September 2016.
11 September 2016
Speech by Trades Union Congress President Liz Snape, Sunday 11 September 2016
11 September 2016
Born in 1969 in Udine, in north-eastern Italy, Luca Visentini joined the Italian Labour Union (UIL) aged just 20. A lengthy union career culminated in his election as ETUC general secretary in 2015. For the Guide Luca answers our questions on Brexit, and more. Luca Visentini says he is ready...
11 September 2016
Aside from her passion for fairness, the Congress president is a fan of singing, netball, and harbours just a touch of affection for Arsenal. By Sophie Goodchild.
11 September 2016

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