Union Issues

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09 August 2016
81,000 workers went on strike in 2015 – the lowest ever number since records began in 1893, according to ONS data released today (Tuesday).
02 August 2016
Many vital rights at work in the UK are derived from EU law, guaranteeing things like paid leave entitlements, protections from being forced to work excessive hours, discrimination protections and rights for working mums-to-be. Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, we now have to decide what happens...
27 June 2016
Yorkshire and the Humber TUC campaign plan for 2016-17 is published.
22 June 2016
The TUC has today (Tuesday) welcomed the news that ministers are to drop controversial plans to allow police and intelligence agencies spy on union activity. TUC Deputy General Secretary Paul Nowak said: “We are pleased these proposals have been dropped, following a sustained campaign by unions and opposition MPs. State-sponsored...
07 June 2016
As part of the Committee on the Application of Standards’ consideration of the UK Trade Union Act 2016, Amanda Brown, NUT Assistant General Secretary and UK worker delegate to the Committee made the following speech.
07 June 2016
As part of the Committee on the Application of Standards’ consideration of the UK Trade Union Act 2016, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions President George Nkiwane made the following speech.
07 June 2016
As part of the Committee on the Application of Standards’ consideration of the UK Trade Union Act 2016, CGIL international officer Silvana Cappuccio, Italian worker delegate to the ILO made the following speech.
07 June 2016
As part of the Committee on the Application of Standards’ consideration of the UK Trade Union Act 2016, Jeff Sissons from the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU) made the following speech.
07 June 2016
As part of the Committee on the Application of Standards’ consideration of the UK Trade Union Act 2016, Ruwan Subasinghe from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) made the following speech.
07 June 2016

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