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UK: Union leaders tell supermarkets to boycott settlement products

According to the Morning Star, seven trade union leaders have issued a call on Britain’s supermarkets to cease purchasing products from company’s which benefit from Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.  They write: “We note that the Co-operative supermarket pledged…

Public Services International supports BDS, apartheid slander on Israel

Public Services International (PSI) is a global trade union federation representing 20 million public sector workers in 150 countries. Its world congress concluded three days ago in Durban, South Africa. Though a search of the PSI website and its special…

Local union official asks PCS’s Hugh Lanning about his participation in pro-terrorist event

Howard Fuller is the Branch Secretary for the South West Thames Branch of Britain’s PCS union – the union for civil servants in the UK.  In an extraordinary open letter published yesterday, he’s asked PCS Deputy General Secretary Hugh Lanning…

UK unions back anti-Israel vigil

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has called for a vigil outside the Israeli embassy in London on Sunday to mark the first anniversary of Operation Cast Lead.  The vigil will call for “an end to Israel’s siege on Gaza, and for…

British unions to remember Holocaust

Britain’s Community trade union, whose General Secretary Michael Leahy OBE is one of the founders of TULIP, has issued the following statement: Community supports Holocaust Memorial Day, the international day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust and other…

British civil service union head blogs from Palestine

Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the UK’s Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), is currently visiting Palestine as part of a delegation hosted by the Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions.  He is blogging every day about his experiences. Serwotka…