Canada’s newest union, Unifor the Union, aims to fight Canada’s anti-trade union legislation.
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It’s become increasingly clear in recent weeks that the Conservative Party is looking for anything it can with which to smear the Labour Party link with the trade unions.
At a recent conference in Toronto of Workers Uniting, the global union created by Unite in the UK and Ireland and the US and Canadian union, the United Steelworkers, I heard a new term, which has now spread widely across the union movement in the USA.
There is a strong consensus that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been a success yet, quite rightly, we are still worried about low pay. Can we do more with the NMW, or should we be thinking about a whole platter of policies to bring about fairer pay?
In the coverage of Ed Miliband’s recent speech at Newham Dockside, the sections of the speech on employment sadly received scant media coverage. The press focused instead on welfare and benefits.
Following the Emir of Qatar’s visit to Britain last week, Ruwan Subasinghe shines a light on the 2022 World Cup host’s appalling record on workers’ rights.
Players need to speak out against the absurdity of the current international calendar with a view to protecting their own financial interests and health.
Germany’s giant IG Metall union has secured an inflation-busting pay increase of 4.3% for engineers and metal workers.
Left Foot Forward brings you the view from the people at the heart of the fuel strike dispute – the tanker drivers. Here is their story.