From the TUC

Global solidarity

NO to Immigration Street – YES to Solidarity Street

05 Feb 2015, By

Last Saturday (31 January) the TUC migration campaign supported Southampton Communities Alliance colleagues at a ‘Stand Up For Southampton’ demonstration outside Channel 4 headquarters in London to protest against the channel’s plans to screen a documentary titled ‘Immigration Street’.

Nissan reject mediation over harassment of US trade unionists

04 Feb 2015, By Guest

Nissan, the global automotive company, has refused an offer by the US government to mediate in the long standing union recognition dispute in Canton, Mississippi, issuing blanket denials of wrongdoing and invoking bizarre interpretations of US labour law to justify its stubbornness. Unions are seeking international support to push the company – which elsewhere in…

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Qatar asks for patience – to perfect its PR strategy

03 Feb 2015, By

Qatar seems to be confused about what message to put out to its critics, simultaneously accusing them of a conspiracy whilst also meekly asking for more time to put an end to the abuse of migrant construction workers – currently preparing the country to host the 2022 World Cup. However, with Qatar’s poor track record…

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Union reactions to Syriza’s victory

31 Jan 2015, By

Unions around the world have welcomed the election result in Greece last Sunday, because the victory of the anti-austerity Syriza party was a rejection of the policies that have dominated Europe since the financial crisis hit, and a rejection of the anti-democratic approach of the European elite. It also demonstrated that the Greek people were…

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