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Brussels Nov 5th - HLC & ITF lobby EU parliament against ground handling deregulation



Ryanair told to cut Aer Lingus stake by Competition Commission

Ryanair loses in Norwegian court on wrongful dismissal claim

It's been a bad week for Ryanair. First it was on the losing side of a court ruling, which means that a dismissed employee based in Norway has the right to have their case heard in a Norwegian court. Ryanair had claimed that because the employee worked on planes registered in Ireland that it was exempt from Norwegian labour laws.

Then the Competition Commission ruled that Ryanair must sell off 5% of its holding in Aer Lingus, an airline in which it has been trying to gain a controlling interest.

28th August 2013



Jordan aviation union wins agreement and averts strike


BBC - Heathrow noise trial 'helped 100,000 residents'


US Airways and American Airlines merger challenged by US Justice Department

The US Justice Department has filed a lawsuit to block the merger of AA and US Air, claiming that it would reduce competition. If successful, the suit could endanger thousands of jobs at American, which applied for bankruptcy protection in 2011.


Its boom time again for the super-rich, says TUC


Ryanair pilots see Facebook and Twitter accounts shut down

In a disturbing development, internet accounts intended to present the views of the majority of Ryanair pilots have been closed. The closures have not been explained, but follow an attempt by Ryanair to prevent use of its name except by officials of the company. 

12th August 2013


ITF alleges law-breaking by Turkish Airlines and government


Main global airline alliances back Heathrow for development

Star Alliance and Sky Team back investment at Heathrow rather than attempting to tackle capacity issues by spending tens of billions on another airport.


Hounslow and Ealing Commission Heathrow Study

Hounslow and Ealing councils consider how various plans for the future of aviation might impact on residents and the local economies. Proposals that have been put forward range from closing Heathrow altogether to a four runway hub design.

Four unusual blue-sky ideas to solve airport capacity


Gatwick Airport announces second runway plan

Gatwick makes a formal submission to the Davies Commission for a second runway to the south of the airport

23rd July 2013


Boris Johnson says “Schiphol is the UK’s hub airport”

Another ill-considered comment from the Mayor of London


TUC welcomes OECD clampdown on corporate tax dodgers


Airport expansion: BBC reviews the options

Kent MP welcomes proposal of a third runway at Heathrow

IOD: Heathrow expansion is our best option and it doesn’t have to be loud

Surrey Council confirms commitment to preserving Heathrow’s UK hub status


International Transport Workers Federation AIDS update: May-June 2013 issue out now

Advice on HIV and AIDS for workers in the transport sector from the ITF


'Is there no limit to what this Government will privatise?': UK plasma supplier sold to US

The government is accused of gambling with British lives by selling off an 80% share of the NHS's blood plasma service to an American private equity company


Heathrow submits third runway options to Davies Commission

Heathrow puts forward a choice of three proposals for a third runway to the Davies Commission, with suggested locations to either the south-west, north-west or north-east. Heathrow's preferred option is for a runway to the north-west, running to the south of and parallel with the M4.

Meanwhile Boris Johnson is proposing to close Heathrow and claiming that he would use the area to build housing. He fails to explain how people would be able to afford to live in these houses with the loss of up to 140,000 jobs in West London from the closure of the biggest workplace in Europe.

Boris 'plans to convert Heathrow into housing'

17th July 2013


TUC - Employers urged to cool down their workplaces and their staff

The TUC calls on the Health and Safety executive to introduce a specific upper temperature for the workplace to protect employees from ill health caused by hot working conditions. The current guidelines merely state that "the temperature in the workplace shall be reasonable at all times", leading to a wide variety of interpretations.


ITF condemns use of strike-breakers by Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines ignores a court ruling that using strike breakers is illegal.


Pilots hit out at crash investigators

ALPA condemns the release of raw data from flight recorders from Asiana flight 214 before investigations are complete. The Airline Pilots Association say that this has led to the media presuming pilot error, when the real causes of the accident may well be entirely different.

Third Asiana 777 Crash Victim Dies


BBC - Batteries 'not linked' to 787 fire at Heathrow

Boeing's problems with the Dreamliner continue

Heathrow 787 Fire Classified As Serious


UPDATED: Unite and the Political Levy – why Ed Miliband’s announcement matters

Union members need to understand the dirty tricks that the Tories are playing to deprive them of a say in the decisions in Westminster. The Conservatives would be only too happy to see the unions pull funding from the Labour Party and undermine their prospects of winning elections. But Labour needs to take stock as well and stop treating the millions of people who donate to it via their unions as an electoral liability rather that the party's biggest asset. Ordinary working people deserve better from a party that they created and have funded since 1900.

It's time to start making politics real and relevant to working people again, says TUC

14th July 2013


Europe's governments warned of aviation capacity crunch

Heathrow is the only answer to the UK's capacity crunch – Colin Matthews


Heathrow June Passenger Numbers Rise 4.6%


Heathrow to rule out fourth runway until 2040

Boris now favours giant 4 runway airport in Kent over Thames estuary development


US Airways' Shareholders Approve American Merger


Think tank - Heathrow's 2 runways should be extended then cut in half to add capacity

Mixed news over Heathrow taxiways plan

Two new proposals to ease Heathrow congestion will once again divide opinion


Government employment reforms are 'Beecroft by the back door', says the TUC

Why is a legal loan shark being allowed to dictate government policy?


Unite bus tour supports NHS and sends defiant message to government ministers


McCluskey urges Miliband to ‘step back from the brink of ruinous division’

Unite and Labour show their differences over the selection of a candidate for Falkirk. Will Ed Miliband commit to the principles that the Labour Party was founded on, or does he only want to represent the interests of the establishment?

Yes, Labour’s selection process has been abused, but not by the unions

8th July 2013


Hava-Is evidence to Turkish Labour Court details strikebreaking tactics used by THY


Air Freight Market Struggling To Grow: IATA

IATA reports that the air cargo market is almost static, with just 0.1% growth.


Grow Heathrow squatters lose court fight

Environmental activists who turned waste land earmarked for a third runway into a smallholding have lost their battle at the Court of Appeal to avoid eviction


Aviation review identifies 20 possible UK runway sites


Is David Cameron our prime minister, or just a travelling arms merchant?

Left Foot Forward asks why David Cameron accompanied a delegation of British arms dealers on a vist to Kazakhstan in a plane paid for by its dictator. Amnesty International has highlighted the treatment of human rights protestors in the country and we have to question why Britain is doing business here at all, let alone endorsing the regime by our Prime Minister's acceptance of Nursultan Nazarbayev's hospitality?

3rd July 2013


GoAir declares no-men policy for cabin crew

Indian airline GoAir introduces a remarkable "women cabin crew only" policy, using the argument that women tend to weigh less and that this would allow savings in fuel.


Plans to widen M4 between West Berkshire and Heathrow


Senior pilots were "silenced" for warning of organophsphate poisoning in cabin

Senior pilots claim that they have been silenced for reporting contamination of cabin air with organophosphates (trycresyl phosphate). A pilot for Ethiad was quoted in the Express as saying that he believed that crashes had resulted from this contamination.

The CAA's own website acknowleges that the risk of contamination from "bleed air" from the engines is real, but no study of the long term risks to flight crew appears to have been carried out. The paper can be found here

One pilot, who thought that he would be protected under whistleblowers legislation says that he was sectioned under the mental health act on the orders of government solicitors, even though this was against medical advice. The pilot says that he was forced to take drugs against his will until a legal challenge was made by solicitors acting for the British Airline Pilots Association.

29th June 2013


Anti-expansion campaigners put case to Airports Commission


Heathrow welcomes industry progress in noise reduction

Better design is producing quieter aircraft. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner has a noise footprint 60% lower than that of similar sized aircraft.


Dubai Passenger Traffic Up 19% In May

While our government dithers on aviation policy, Heathrow's most dangerous competitor among the hub airports continues to grow. What Britain needs is not austerity, it is investment.



Court of Appeal decision on Grow Heathrow eviction due


US Justice Dept. Probing American Airlines-US Air Merger


Does WWII wreck SS Richard Montgomery threaten Thames airport?

A wartime wreck containing 1,400 tonnes of explosives could make a Thames Estuary airport a dangerous prospect, according to experts. It is government policy to leave wrecks in place because of the high risks of attempting to clear them of ordinance. An accident in 1967 during a salvage operation on another wartime vessel resulted in an explosion that was heard 5,000 miles away. An airport in the estuary could be within 1.5 miles of the wreck and see aircraft flying almost directly over the sunken ship.

29th June 2013


Heathrow prepares for opening of Terminal 2 next year with baggage tests


Qantas and British Airways headphones linked to Chinese prison labour


British Airways Faces Pilot Strike Threat Over New Fatigue Rules

Pilots at British Airways and other airlines may refuse to fly over a relaxation of rules intended to prevent flight crew from being subjected to dangerous levels of fatigue. BALPA has highlighted that pilot fatigue has been cited as a factor in air accidents and near misses in the past and that the rules on cockpit and rest time should be based on scientific principles, not political or commercial convenience.

26th June 2013


Delta's deal to buy 49% of Virgin agreed


Heathrow is laser targeting 'hotspot'


Heathrow warns that CAA price cap will deter investors from funding airport improvements

Airlines and Iata warning over Heathrow charges hike


Doctors vow to save NHS from profiteers


Airports Commission to hold public sessions in Manchester and London

Public meetings on the future capacity of Britain's airports will be held on the 9th and 10th of July


Unite goes to Spain to highlight Ferrovial’s British scandal


Thousand-strong march defends Luxair workers’ rights

An attempt by Luxair management to end collective agreements and impose a pay freeze results in a rally by a thousand protestors in Lumembourg


Pilots Union Scraps Air Berlin Strike Plans

Air Berlin pilots win an improved pay offer in the face of a cost cutting exercise intended to increase profits


Remploy workers launch bid to run three factories

Disabled workers at three Remploy sites are offering to run the factories themselves in an attempt to keep their jobs. The ConDems have consistently targeted vulnerable people first in their austerity drive, under the cover of claims that these cuts are necessary to reduce the deficit.  


Unite prepares for strike action at Menzies World Cargo

87% of cargo members and 92% of airside members vote for strike action after Menzies attempts to impose a two year pay freeze



European Action Day calls EU Commission to stop dogmatic liberalisation of air industry

EC to push ahead with plans for 'single sky'


BBC - Heathrow Airport: pictures show a step back in time


Heathrow launches fight-back campaign after poll shows local support for expansion

A poll of local residents suggests that two thirds believe that the benefits of Heathrow outweigh disadvantages. Meanwhile, The Sun quotes CEO Colin Matthews as saying that the closure of Heathrow would cause more redundancies than the worst year of pit closures in the 1980s.

Heathrow boss says Boris Island airport would cost thousands of jobs

Airport capacity crunch could cost Europe €230 billion


Airport commission in Medway over Thames estuary plans


Servair Announces Restructuring


Air traffic controller strike hits French airports

France air traffic strike shortened by one day



Unions to hold "Save our Health and Safety" parliamentary lobby on Tuesday

Unite and UCATT will be lobbying parliament on Tuesday the 11th of June at 11.00 to protest the weakening of health and safety legislation and the failure to preperly fund HSE inspections and enforcement. An estimated 50,000 British workers still die every year from accidents and occupational disease.

8th June 2013


Turkish Airlines staff puts out impressive safety video to support strike


Philippine Airlines talks welcomed but unions watch developments


Aviation workers win battle with Swissport in Belgium

The CEO of Swissport agrees to the main trade union demands after a strike


Alitalia - Unions Agree To Cut Workers If CEO And Board Of Directors Cut Their Own Pay


Heathrow heads south-west with new plan for third runway

Simon Calder: Minimal fury for new Heathrow third runway plan ticks box for politicians

A new proposal for a revised 3 runway Heathrow design enters the mix


Pilots wear ‘union’ logo in defiance of Ryanair bosses


It’s 'Heathrow or nothing’ for airlines

The UK Board of Airline Representatives has confirmed the view (posted by the HLC last week) that the development of a Thames Estuary airport and the forced closure of Heathrow would result in the premium airlines taking hub operations outside Britain.


BBC news report on UK air traffic control


Coalition of Flight Attendants commends TSA for keeping knives off passenger planes

The USA's Transport Security Administration backs down on a plan to allow small knives (similar to those used in the 9/11 attacks) to be carried again by passengers. The Flight Attendants Coalition, which represents 90,000 flight crew has carried out a vigorous campaign to prevent the relaxation of security rules.


Heathrow's £2.5bn Terminal 2 to open a year from today


Government is exploiting sleaze scandal to crack down on unions, says TUC

The TUC responds to an attempt by the government to attack trade unions role in politics as politicians are caught taking money from paid lobbyists. No doubt the Tories will still be able to fund their party from tax dodgers after unions have been restricted from ensuring that a party that they themselves founded remains true to the purpose for which it was created. 


Heathrow emergency landing: Engine doors 'left unlatched'

Air safety officials deny claim that BA jet was close to catastrophe


Aer Lingus Board Backs Pensions Payout


UK May Force Ryanair To Sell Aer Lingus Stake


TUC welcomes HMRC action against minimum wage cheats

The TUC commends HM Revenue and Customs for taking action against employers who flout minimum wage laws. But are £5,000 fines really enough to deter unethical bosses from exploiting vulnerable workers? Perhaps the directors of comapanies that fraudulently deny their employees the wages they are entitled to - should be jailed, as they could be if they had stolen from the taxman or their customers?

31st May 2013    


AIDS and HIV Civil Aviation Resource Pack now available in French, Spanish and Arabic


Heathrow to provide free wifi from Saturday


The future of London's airports?


'High cost' of new hub airport

The Independent Transport Commision warns of huge costs if the government decides to back a Thames Estuary airport design instead of Heathrow expansion. The ITC also warns that Heathrow would need to close if "Boris Island" gets the go ahead, risking 170,000 jobs in West London and a massive relocation of labour. The ITC believes that a forced closure of Heathrow is the only way that investors in an estuary airport would have confidence that airlines would relocate.

However, the situation is far from that simple and the ITC must consider that BA could transfer its hub operations to Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Frankfurt unless given the pick of a new airport's facilities. Which could mean that an estuary airport was left half empty even if Heathrow did close, or filled with Ryanair and Easyjet flights, which would seriously damage London's status and reduce the profitability of other UK aerodromes. 

Heathrow 'would need to close' under airport plans

White Waltham Airfield not part of Heathrow Airport plans


Osborne gets green light for another £11.5bn of cuts

The poor, the homeless, the sick, the disabled and the elderly look once again to be the targets of this cynical government's ideological drive to benefit the rich. We can also, no doubt expect to see public sector workers hit with demands for job cuts and improved productivity.


Heathrow to name noisiest airlines and increase fines for breaching limits

HACAN Welcomes Heathrow's Plans To Reduce Noise


Heathrow emergency landing: smoke billows from plane engine

3 people are injured in an evacuation from a BA Airbus 319 making an emergency landing at Heathrow.

Cabin crew praised in Heathrow Airbus drama 

Heathrow runways closed by emergency landing; delays and cancellations today

Footage from on board stricken Heathrow plane

24th May 2013


The latest edition of the TUC's Health and Safety newsletter


Mitie airport cleaners on strike today in Manchester

Manchester airport cleaners to strike again


Low turnout in Heathrow expansion vote

Hounslow, Richmond and Hillingdon residents against Heathrow expansion

A ballot of Heathrow residents sees less than half bother to vote. Of those who did vote, around 70% do not support expansion, though this is far less hostile than those who live near the site of Boris Johnson's preferred site for a new airport in the Thames Estuary, where 95% are opposed.

Importantly, 62% voted to say that they did not want a new airport (such as Boris Island) to be built if this meant that Heathrow would have to close. Can those who favour Heathrow development do enough to improve air quality and noise to convince local residents that the jobs created by expansion are too vital to lose?

22nd May 2013


ITF - Turkish Airlines flying with reduced or unqualified crew to beat strike


Morning Star - Long-term jobless failed by Con-Dems


Heathrow takes delivery of £260,000 Lamborghini... but refuses to say what it's for

An odd, but interesting report from the Daily Mail


British workers have suffered 8.5 per cent real-term wage drop, says TUC

The TUC slams goverment policies that have seen workers lose out while the wealthiest get richer


Croatia Airlines strike ends after 8 days


TUC calls on MPs not to exempt public officials from recognising equal marriage

As the Church of Scotland votes to allow actively gay people to become ministers, the UK government is considering an opt out to the legislation that would allow single sex couples to marry for the first time. Why on Earth should public officials be allowed to discriminate when the rest of the country progresses to give equal rights to gay people?

20th May 2013


Emirates defends no staff bonus, despite huge profit



Islamic Afghan MPs block women's rights law

Conservative MPs in Afghanistan block a law that would have prevented victims of rape from being prosecuted for adultery


Cairo baggage handlers went on strike after colleague was killed at work


Londoners call time on coalition's NHS attack

The Morning Star reports on Saturday's "Keep the NHS Public" protests


Emissions Deal May Not Come Before EU Deadline

The UN's failure to agree a global deal for aviation emissions could force the EU to go back to its own scheme unilaterally, despite the likelihood that this would lead to a trade war


Heathrow stands firm over third runway but rejects mixed mode

London Heathrow Seeks Increased Early Arrivals to Gain Capacity

Heathrow seeks an increase in the number of arrivals between 05.00 and 06.00 as a short term fix for capacity problems while the governemnt dithers over a long term aviation policy for London

18th May 2013



British Airways to receive first A380 in July - photos


Turkish Airlines Says Staff Shun Strike Call

Turkish Airlines claims that a strike by union Hava-Is has little support among its members. The union believes that the strike in support of 305 sacked workers will gain momentum as publicity mounts and time goes on.

Hava-Is members start strike at Turkish Airlines

16th May 2013


Unite calls on Londoners to march on Saturday to save the NHS 'from ruin'


Freight industry urges UK government to expand Heathrow


Global scheme to tackle aviation emissions could be launched in 2020

Following opposition to the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme, the UN's attempts to produce a global alternative look unlikely to be introduced for several years


Strike at Swissport handling Brussels

ETF’s solidarity statement with Swissport workers at Brussels Airport


Turkish Air Faces Strike As Deadline Approaches

Up to 14,000 Turkish Airlines members of the union Hava-Is may strike this week over a refusal to reinstate 305 sacked workers. The International Transport Workers Federation (of which Unite is a member) has been calling on Turkish Airlines to reinstate the workers since last year.


Trade union chiefs refute criticisms by Qatar Airways CEO


Bangladesh workers get right to form trade unions

As the death toll in Rana Plaza rises above 1,100 - some British and American retailers are still stalling on signing an agreement that could see major safety improvements in Bangladesh's garment industry. Gap is among the companies that have yet to sign up to the new agreement, claiming that further details need to to be settled.

Around 4 million people work in the garment trade in Bangladesh and there is no doubt that the jobs are important. But the wages, hours and safety standards in these factories are extremely poor. This industry needs to be unionised and subject to regular inspections from health and safety reps and government officials. Wages need to be raised - even if this means that the retail price of clothes goes up by a couple of pence. And working conditions must be improved.

Unionised workplaces are the quickest and most effective way of achieving these improvements.

14th May 2013



ICAO Yet To Resolve Airline Emissions Issues


Gatwick rail link "Heathwick" branded "an ultra-silly" idea


Qatar Airways CEO blames unions for lack of growth (rather than bankers)

The CEO of Qatar Airways seems to think that unions are to blame for the string of recessions that have plagued the global economy for the past five years. So not the banksters who gambled our childrens' futures or the tax dodging multi-nationals that plunges dozens of nations into debt, then? 


Primark and Mataln admit using Rana Plaza companies as death toll tops 1,000

The need for better health and safety enforcement everywhere is proven by the shocking death toll in Bangladesh. Yet an estimated 50,000 deaths happen every year in the UK from accidents and diseases caused by work, so we should also be demanding more inspections and stronger enforcement in Britain.


MPs say 'Very strong case for third runway at Heathrow'

Shut Heathrow and build houses, says Mayor's aviation advisor

Second runway at Gatwick tipped as favourite for airport expansion report

As the HOC Transport Committee suggests a three or even four runway Heathrow is the best solution to London's aviation capacity problems, Boris Johnson's aviation advisor recommends ignoring the 170,000 jobs that Heathrow provides and closing it completely

11th May 2013


Unite calls for no public contracts for blacklisters


Fake airline pilot 'landed planes at Gatwick'


Thames airport 'should be rejected' - MPs report

The House of Commons Transport Committees condemns plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary and calls for a third runway at Heathrow

New government aviation policy a ‘missed opportunity’, says London Assembly

10th May 2013



Heathrow-bound pilots 'made dizzy by smell as they landed'


Air India warned for sacking ‘overweight’ hostess


TUC - Benefit fraud just 0.7 per cent of welfare budget, official figures show

The government's cynical attacks on the unemployed, disabled and elderly are exposed as its own figures reveal that 99.3% of all claims are genuine


Turkish Airlines Backs Down On Stewardess Lipstick Ban


Israeli aviation strikes win better deal for workers


Qatar Approached IAG Over Bankia Stake - Report

Qatar expresses an interest in buying 12% of IAG



Opposition grows to Thames Estuary airport plan

95% of North Kent residents who returned a survey are opposed to a Thames Estuary airport

UK’s Airports Commission appoints expert panel

‘Create new super airport or double size of Heathrow’


Australian unions show solidarity with PALEA at Philippine Airlines


Protests end furloughing (compulsory unpaid leave) of US air traffic controllers


Lufthansa Agrees Inflation-busting Pay Deal

Industrial action by German union Verdi results in an improved pay offer


CO2 levels are about to hit their highest level in human history

As global carbon dioxide levels pass the 400 parts per million mark, environmentalists warn that we should expect significant climate change in the coming decades


London Chamber of Commerce backs Heathrow in London hub debate

Institute of Directors - London Assembly is ignoring aviation capacity crunch


IATA - CAA’s Proposals Do Not Address Heathrow Cost Issues

IATA says that a Heathrow price cap of 1.3% below inflation is not enough to make London's main business airport compatitive with its European rivals. However, the body that lobbies on behalf of airlines barely notes that the main reason for UK air travel being expensive is the extortionate level of Air Passenger Duty imposed by the government.


Manchester airport cleaners to take 24-hour strike tomorrow


Unite and TSSA in talks to form first ever cross-transport union


CAA caps Heathrow charges, eases controls at Gatwick and Stansted

The CAA announces its charge structure for UK airports for the next 5 years and a change to the way that British aviation is regulated. Heathrow's charges will be capped at 1.3% below inflation, while other airports will be given greater flexibility over what they charge their passengers.

The CAA's decision is seen by some as an attempt to encourage investment at airports other than Heathrow and spread the burden of passenger congestion between the South-East airports serving London (in the absence of any additional capacity becoming available in the near future). An alternative interpretation might be that the CAA has completely caved in to the demands of the powerful airline lobby, which includes Willie Walsh's IAG.

Heathrow's owner has reacted angrily to the new caps on landing fees, pointing to the £11 billion that has been invested in the airport over the past 10 years, for which its investors might reasonably have expected a fair return.

CAA - Flexible Regulation to Protect Passengers

Airport anger at CAA regulation

30th April 2013



BA Sales Manager - "Reducing night flights would damage Heathrow's hub status"


Rescuers give up hunt for garment factory survivors

The Bangladesh government says that there is little hope of finding more survivors in the wreckage of a garment factory where up to a thousand workers are feared to have died. The disaster is a shocking example of mangement failures to implement safety advice - and a warning to other countries about the dangers of putting profits before people's lives.


ETF - Stop jeopardizing jobs in European sky

The European Transport Workers Federation says that further deregulation of aviation without protections for jobs and working conditions will lead to a race to the bottom and compromise passenger safety


Hava-Is close to strike at Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines faces a costly strike over its refusal to discuss the reinstatement of 305 sacked workers


LFF - If we don’t believe in free expression for those we despise, we don’t believe in it at all


Hundreds turn out for anti-Heathrow expansion rally

Heathrow boss’s trade warning if expansion not allowed


Rana Plaza Tradegy : Make Garment Factories In Bangladesh Safe

The tragedy in Bangladesh where over 300 workers died because health and safety was ignored highlights the importance of proper inspections and enforcement. People's lives are more important than profit, yet an estimated 50,000 people die in the UK alone every year because of occupational disease and accidents. 

Tomorrow (Sunday, April 28th) is International Workers Memorial Day. The union movement calls on workers everywhere to remember those who have died because of work and fight to prevent avoidable deaths in the future. We also call on UK companies that buy goods manufactured in Asian sweatshops to take responsibility for the factories that make their stock. These factories should be safe, their conditions should be humane and they should not employ child labour. We call on the public to boycott companies that do not abide by these basic requirements.

Bangladesh factory collapse the result of appalling working conditions, says TUC

27th April 2013


Union Threatens Lufthansa With More Strikes


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