Pubblished 9th September 2019. This is a joint statement between the UK Student Climate Network and the Free Our Unions campaign. If your organisation would like to support the statement, get in touch: email firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.com
Published on 2nd September 2019. Boris Johnson’s outrageous attack on democracy is not illegal. Strikes to stop it are. What does that tell you about the law?
This article, by Riccardo La Torre and Sacha Ismail, was orginally published on the FBU website on 19th June 2019. Find it here. Anti-union laws, severely restricting the right to organise and take industrial action, are a barrier to workers defending their interests and building up the labour movement’s strength. All of them – fromContinue reading “Fight to free our unions”
If we build a strong campaign to repeal the anti-trade union laws, in line with the policy passed unanimously at Labour Party conference last year (and policy passed in 2015 and 2005), we will face all kinds of objections from the press, the Tories, etc, backed up by outrage designed to intimidate people and prevent rational discussion. The danger isContinue reading “Six arguments against abolishing all the anti-union laws – Six replies”
In 1998, in their pamphlet Reclaim Our Rights – Repeal the Anti-Union Laws published by the campaign of the same name, Bob Crow (then RMT assistant general secretary) and John Hendy QC wrote: