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The TUC has always been internationalist, working with unions throughout the world for social justice. In particular, the TUC has played a key role in advancing workers’ rights in Europe and making the case for social Europe.

Brexit is too important to be left to Westminster

27 Jan 2017, by in International

The UK Supreme Court judgement has finally clarified the key role of parliament in triggering Article 50. That judgement reinforced the centrality of elected politicians to decisions that will shape the future of the UK, as opposed to the Prime Minister assuming Royal Prerogative. At least now MPs will have the opportunity to challenge and…


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Tackling fraudulent & abusive recruitment: ILO signs new anti-slavery pledge with UK

26 Jan 2017, by in International

This afternoon I was at the Home Office to witness the signing of a ‘letter of intent’ between the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) about collaboration in the fight against fraudulent and abusive recruitment practices, forced labour and people trafficking. This is a global first, and builds on…


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