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Sunday, 14 October 2012

Trade Union Rights - The Short Story

At last week's Tory Party conference a succession of Tory Ministers, including Francis Maude and the unhinged, Senator Joe McCarthy impersonator, Eric Pickles, declared war on trade union rights. The Institute of Employment Rights has published a timely briefing on trade union rights by Keith Ewing and John Hendy. 'Trade union rights are fundamental human rights. This is not an matter of opinion by partisan trade unionists or sympathetic academics. It is a statement of international law' - essential reading for all trade unionists: