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Latest Press Posts

European trade unions calling for release of jailed workers at embassy of Bangladesh – #EveryDayCounts

Thursday 16 February 2017

9 trade union leaders were arrested over the weekend in Chittagong  Trade union offices ransacked and vandalised, leaders arrested and imprisoned, workers and organizers in hiding for fear of retribution – this is the face of Bangladesh’s punitive crackdown on labour. The situation is deteriorating further – 9 trade union members were arrested over the…

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Joint ETUF letter to MEPs ahead of CETA vote

Monday 6 February 2017

UNI Europa, together with European trade union federations EPSU, EFFAT, EFJ, ETF, ETUCE, EFBWW and IndustriAll, have sent a letter to members of the European Parliament asking them not to give consent to CETA in the plenary vote scheduled for 15 February. The European trade union federations share a number of common concerns about CETA…

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Bangladesh crackdown calls preferential EU trade deal into question

Wednesday 1 February 2017

by Philip Jennings, Sharan Burrow, Valter Sanches The latest crackdown on Bangladesh’s garment workers for demanding relief from poverty wages and hazardous working conditions must call into question the country’s continuing eligibility for trade preferences under the EU’s GSP regime, write trade union organisations on Euractiv today. Sharan Burrow is General Secretary of the International…

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