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Unions and the Netroots: Growing together?

06 Jul 2012, By

Last Saturday the TUC’s conference centre played host to Netroots UK 2012, a gathering of online activists from across the progressive movement. Hundreds of campaigners spent a whole day networking, training and debating strategy – a unique chance for trades unionists, political activists, local anti-cuts campaigns, environmentalists, direct action groups, equality organisations and many more…

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The numbers behind Workers’ Memorial Day

13 Mar 2012, By

Workers’ Memorial Day is held on 28 April every year, all over the world workers and unions organise demonstrations, vigils and other events to mark the day.  The day serves as a rallying cry to “Remember the dead, but fight like hell for the living”. We’ve made this infographic to explain why workplace safety is…

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VIDEO: Bernadette Segol on ETUC Day of Action, 29 Feb 2012

29 Feb 2012, By

Here’s a quick video from Bernadette Ségol, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) outlining why unions across Europe are coming together today (29 Feb) for an EU-wide Day of Action, ahead of negotiations on a new treaty that could hardwire austerity into Europe. In the UK, we’re a bit hampered in the…

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