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  • Informal Passenger Transport Beyond COVID-19: A Trade Union Guide to Worker-Led Formalisation

    GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that the Informal Passenger Transport Beyond COVID-19: A Trade Union Guide to Worker-Led Formalisation is now available to view and download. Covid-19 has already had a profound economic and health impact on the lives of millions of informal transport workers, and the crisis shows little sign of abating. As with […]

  • Dakar Bus Rapid Transit Report

    GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that the Dakar Bus Rapid Transit: Labour Impact Assessment Research Report is now available to view and download in both English and French. This is the provisional report of research commissioned by the ITF and undertaken in partnership with the Laboratoire de Géographie Humaine at the University of Dakar […]

  • Kampala Bus Rapid Transit Report

    GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that the Kampala Bus Rapid Transit Report: Understanding Kampala’s Paratransit Market Structure is now available to view and download. This report attempts to provide a detailed assessment of the market struture of the paratransit industry in Kampala, including both minibus (“taxi”) and motorcycle taxi (“boda-boda”) services. It is intended […]

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Global Trade Union Assembly: Pandemic & Beyond: Workers Organizing for a Public Future

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Pandemic and Beyond: Workers Organizing for a Public Future A Series of Virtual Meetings during July, August and September 2020 In response to the ongoing public health and economic crises, more than 30 trade union bodies from 18 countries have come together to convene a global assembly. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has been […]

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 […]