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Frances O'Grady's Articles

It’s time for real action to #SaveOurSteel

20 Nov 2015, by in Economics

I was proud to speak in the Steel City, Sheffield, at a big rally today in solidarity with the thousands of steelworkers fighting for their jobs, their livelihoods and their communities. Hundreds of workers and supporters came together to send a clear message to the government that we need urgent action, not just to safeguard…




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Of course I’ll defend the rights Europe has delivered. But we want better, not just more of the same!

14 Jul 2015, by in International

David Cameron is touring national capitals around Europe garnering support for his pre-referendum EU renegotiation strategy. And because his strategy seems to be bad news for British workers, he sometimes finds we’ve been there first. Today, for example, I’ll be travelling to Luxembourg to talk to the liberal Prime Minister, Xavier Bettel, who will play…




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Two simple messages for David Cameron on Europe

17 Jun 2015, by in International

Today I’m meeting Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament. Tomorrow, he’s meeting David Cameron to talk about Britain’s future in the EU. I’m asking Martin to make two clear points to David Cameron: 1. Cutting workers’ rights won’t win workers’ votes for Europe David Cameron has called for employment rights to be taken away…




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