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The teachers' union UNE of Ecuador (Unión Nacional de Educadores), an affiliate of global union federation Education International (EI), is facing the threat of being shut down by the Ecuadorian government as the Ministry of Education has initiated proceedings for the union's legal dissolution. EI is running a campaign action in partnership with Labour Start which we think you should support. The government justifies the dissolution by the implem...
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I've joined a panel established by British Future to look at the detail of how a guarantee to EU27 citizens (people from the 27 countries staying in the EU) currently living and working in the UK could work. The purpose of the cross-party enquiry, which includes panelists who voted Leave as well as Remain, is to clear away practical obstacles to the government making a pledge as soon as possible, and certainly before Article 50 is invoked and the...
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This week we’ve had proof that working at Sports Direct is bad for your pay packet, after the union Unite won a million pounds in back pay for workers who had received less than the legal minimum wage. But now there’s proof that it’s bad for your health too. Looking at the figures Sports Direct publish in their own annual report lets us see that the company has a serious problem with workplace injuries. Across the sportswear retailer as a whole, ...
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The 23 August is the UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery - a day to remember the horrors of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Estimates vary but around 11 million people were taken from Africa and shipped across the Atlantic to the Americas. Estimates vary partly because of the length of time that this practice continued and gaps in documentation - records of sales! More ominously estimates have to be made for those many pe...
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The voice of Britain at work. Representing over 6 million workers in 53 affiliated unions.
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The TUC is the voice of Britain at work. With 54 affiliated unions representing 6.2 million working people from all walks of life, we campaign for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad. We negotiate in Europe, and at home build links with political parties, business, local communities and wider society.