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Unions united against law

20 December 2023

The first special Congress of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) for over forty years took place in early December. It considered how trade unions should respond to legal attempts to restrict their activity.

Assert the right to strike

Tuesday 6 February 2024 19:00

Capitalism’s response to the successful workers’ action in health and rail is to make such action illegal. The right to strike can only be asserted in practice, not won in argument, or legislated for in parliament. 

Come and discuss. Email info@cpbml.org.uk for an invitation



Cruise operator withdraws conditions threat

1 December 2023

Cruise operator Carnival quickly withdrew an apparent threat to fire and rehire over 900 maritime professionals. After urgent negotiations with their union, the company confirmed it will not do so.