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Why electoral reform is a trade union issue

This is an article from Rory Scothorne and Josiah Mortimer ahead of the Unite union’s policy conference starting this weekend. The text is from the ERS’ new trade union leaflet ‘Trade Unions and Electoral Reform‘, and follows an overwhelming vote at last year’s...

Posted 08 Jul 2016

4 positive changes the government have made to the Union Bill

It’s taken a lot of campaigning, but this week the government made some major concessions on the Trade Union Reform Bill – which had its Consideration of Lords’ Amendments stage in the House of Commons on Wednesday....

Posted 28 Apr 2016

The government should let union members choose how they vote

Tomorrow, the Chancellor will present his budget for the year ahead. But it’s not the only important thing happening: though it won’t be dominating the headlines, the government’s controversial Trade Union Bill will reach one...

Posted 15 Mar 2016