Category Archives: International

Finland to introduce four-day working week and six-hour days......

Finland‘s new Prime Minister has called for the introduction of a flexible working schedule that would involve a four-day week and six-hour days.

Sanna Marin, the youngest female head of government in the world , has announced the intention to trial the initiative, which she claims could be “the next step” in working life.

The 34-year-old leads a five party centre-left coalition – all led by women.  Click here to read more.

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UNIONS FOR CUBA CONFERENCE – Celebrating 60 years of the Cuban Revolution and building trade union solidarity in Britain......

Saturday 2 November 2019, 10am-5pm at NEU Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD.  Click here to read more.

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Fighting Bolsonaro......

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 – 17:30 to 19:30
Location: TUC,Congress House, Great Russell Street, London,WC1B 3LS
Cost: free
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$1m a minute: the farming subsidies destroying the world – report......

‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says.  Click here to read more.

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20th of September 2019 – Global Climate Strike......

Unison Waltham Forest stands in solidarity with the global climate strikers on the 20th of September 2019. Millions will walk out of workplaces, schools and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Continue reading

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Join the next HSBC day of action! Stop Arming Israel......

National Day of Action will take place on 14 September.  Click here to read more.

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Boycott Puma: UK Day of Action......

Sign up for the day of action on 26th October.  Click here to read more.

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Campaigners plan huge demonstration against Trump state visit......

  • Trump to hold state visit to UK in early June
  • Coalition of anti-racist, environmentalist, anti-war and other campaigns set to mobilise huge numbers to disrupt visit
  • ‘Together Against Trump’ protests saw 250,000 march last year

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CSC: Cuba denounces new US measures......

On 11 April, the US Vice President Mike Pence told the United Nations Security Council that the United States would soon “announce additional action to hold Cuba accountable for its malign influence in Venezuela.”  Click here to read more.

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National Demonstration for Palestine 11 May in London......

Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Assemble 12 Noon at Portland Place, March to Whitechapel

National Demonstration for Palestine – Exist! Resist! Return!  Click here to read more.

 

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