trade unions

  • April 21, 2010

    An alliance of left-wing and trade union activists have launched their election campaign on a platform of workers' rights and public services, along with opposition to privatisation, war and cuts.

  • April 3, 2010

    A lifelong attachment to the Labour movement and its values of equity and justice makes questioning loyalty to the party formed in its name difficult, says Jill Segger. But it is possible to hold on to your principles and find political vision beyond tribalism.

  • March 8, 2010

    The World Student Christian Federation and its Zimbabwe Advocacy Office has expressed shock at recent attacks on trade union leaders by police and security forces in Zimbabwe.

  • June 22, 2008

    The Romanian Orthodox Church has condemned the formation of a trade union among its clergy, and has said that priests should follow church procedures in making demands and airing grievances. But the workers involved disagree.

  • February 10, 2008

    Electronics workers in Mexico are regularly subjected to denial of labour rights and dignity by companies - practices which needed to be challenged and changed, says a new report from the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development.

  • November 2, 2007

    An imam, a Christian minister, and a striking janitor from Indiana are coming to London to speak at a trade union gathering, to stress the importance of workers' rights in Islamic social thought, and to take on a company they say is violating them.