Tag Archive for Australia

Australia: Union defeats pro-BDS motion

Finally, some good news in the labour movement: according to this report, a motion presented to the annual conference of the  National Tertiary Education Union endorsing a call for boycotts against Israel was defeated.

State of the union

An editorial in this week’s – Australian Jewish News discusses the Australian Council of Trade Unions decision, taken at their Congress earlier this month, to adopt a balanced position on Palestine/Israel and reject the boycottist ideology seemingly popular in trade…

Unions move to overturn Israel boycott

Last month, the Scottish Trade Unions Congress became the latest in a series of unions to call for a boycott of Israeli products. Support for boycotting, divesting from and sanctions against the Jewish state appears to be growing by leaps…

TUFI Update – March 2009

International Trade Union News: Union leader refuses to support Israel boycott International Trade Union News: CUPE National opposes local union resolution Trade Union News: ICTU re-launch year-old delegation report British Trade Union News: Scottish trade union delegation to Israel and…