From the TUC

The invisible role of trade unions in the fight against slavery

30 Nov 2014, By

On Saturday the Home Office released a new strategy for combating modern slavery or forced labour in Britain and abroad. We’re still digesting it, because, surprisingly, we weren’t consulted on it, and we aren’t mentioned in it. And this is not the only example of people trying to address forced labour without a key role for…

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Swaziland’s Marikana in the making?

29 Nov 2014, By

Striking Swazi miners have retreated to a nearby hill in protest at the way they are being treated by their employer and the Swazi police, in a worrying echo of what happened ahead of the infamous Marikana massacre in South Africa a couple of years ago. And, ironically, their strike is against a mining company…

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VIDEO: Leadership and management in unions

19 Nov 2014, By Guest

What makes for successful leader or manager within a union?  Our brand new Leadership and Management course gives union officers the skills and knowledge needed to help run successful union campaigns, departments or strategic drives.  For more info, click here, or for a little taster, see our new video below. We also still have a…

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