Author Archives: Tony Burke

How to stop wage stagnation? Stronger collective bargaining, says new report

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Stronger collective bargaining is part of the solution to stop wage stagnation, according to a new report.

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US unions to fight back against right-wing attacks and trade deals

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Policy-making is being taken out of the hands of elected politicians in favour of corporate interests.

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Labour needs policies that end low paid and low skilled work

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The UK has too many poorly performing workplaces, according to a new report.

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The row over TTIP rumbles on

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The row over TTIP and the inclusion of an ISDS mechanism is growing.

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Manufacturing suffers another setback on Osborne’s watch

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The UK is still over-reliant for growth on inflated house prices and low paid jobs.

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Row over CETA free trade deal escalates

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The row between Canada and Germany over the future of the stalled CETA free trade deal rumbles on after Germany said it wanted to re-open the talks.

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Venezuelan Socialist Party MP Robert Serra assassinated

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A legislator of the governing United Socialist Party Of Venezuela was found dead yesterday.

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The message to Chuka Umunna and his shadow BIS team – be bold

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Relying on short-term, low skill jobs to boost the economy is not the answer.

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TTIP free trade deal hit by fresh blow

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Momentum against TTIP is building on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Bundesbank calls for higher wages across Eurozone

The call follows a raft of recent reports highlighting inequality as a threat to the global economy.

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