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Urgent Appeal for Practical International Union Solidarity in COVID19 Crisis

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This is an urgent appeal from the Greater Manchester Social Action Branch (NW389) of Unite the Union on behalf of the Amalgamated Transport & General Workers Union (ATGWU) in Uganda to raise funds for the protection of union members and activists during the current coronavirus crisis which is sweeping through Africa. Branch members work closely […]

TUED Bulletin 98: “Weaponizing the Numbers”: The Hidden Agenda behind Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

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Sean Sweeney from Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has written an article titled “‘Weaponizing the Numbers’: The Hidden Agenda behind Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform”. Originally written for the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies’ journal, New Labor Forum, the article unpacks the differences between producer and consumer subsidies, digs into the numbers behind […]

TUED Global Forum on Union Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

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In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 global health crisis, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) will convene a Global Web Forum this Friday, April 3rd, at the following times: 10:00-11:30am New York 3:00-4:30pm London 4:00-5:30pm Paris, Rome, Johannesburg 11:00pm-12:30am, Seoul The call will hear from healthcare and public service unions from the USA, Italy, […]

FES and GLU launch ‘Trade Unions in Transformation’ Online Course

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The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and the Global Labour University (GLU) are launching an online course combining the knowledge of trade unionists, labour activists and academics. This online course provides concise knowledge on how trade unions are using power resources to improve working conditions and transform themselves in the process. The course provides also possibilities to discuss […]