From the TUC

Rosa Crawford's Articles

Drop the MIC: Why we oppose the EU’s latest corporate courts plan

16 Mar 2017, by in International

Yesterday the TUC responded to the European Commission’s consultation on its plans to develop a global version of the notorious Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) system.  ISDS is the court system found in thousands of trade and investment agreements that foreign investors have used to sue governments when they feel their profits have been threatened. Like the Investor-State…




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Right to remain: Theresa May can break the deadlock

02 Dec 2016, by in International

This week has seen a string of headlines about prospects for EU citizens in the UK  and Brits in the EU’s right to remain after Brexit. Much of the media took aim at EU leaders – particularly German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President of the European Council Donald Tusk – for apparently halting progress on the issue. What Merkel and…




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Chancellor should ensure more money for a fairer deal on migration

22 Nov 2016, by in International

Yesterday the TUC released a report calling on the Chancellor to use the Autumn Financial Statement on Wednesday to significantly increase the amount going to a Migration Impacts Fund so that areas that have experienced industrial decline, cuts to services and significant recent increases in migration receive additional funds. The TUC is calling for a significantly expanded…




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