trade unions

TUC Trade Union

UK Trade Unions Reluctantly Nail Colours To EU Mast

(AFP) – Britain’s major trade unions have finally come out in support of the European Union, judging that fears of a post-Brexit economic fallout outweigh concerns about the bloc’s faults in promoting workers’ rights. Unions have kept a low profile


Union Leaders Call On 6 Million Members To Vote Remain

The leaders of Britain’s biggest unions have called upon their six million members to vote to remain within the European Union (EU), on the grounds that they don’t trust Britain’s current Conservative government. Ten trade union figures, including the leaders

An activist waves an Israeli flag outside Israel's embassy in Moscow to voice support for the current Israeli military action in Lebanon, 23 July 2006 in Moscow.

5,000 Israeli Teenagers March To Mark International Workers’ Day

Ynetnews reports: Over 5,000 teenagers, members of the youth groups HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed (The General Federation of Students and Young Workers in Israel) and Dror-Israel (educational movement), marched in Tel Aviv on Sunday afternoon to mark May 1, the International Workers’ Day.

Rail Privatisation

‘Leave The EU!’ Says Major Trade Union

One of the most militantly left-wing trade unions has told members the European Parliament’s decision to back opening rail routes across the European Union (EU) to more competition for private operators is another reason to vote leave in the referendum. As long-term