Tag Archive for STUC

Scottish unions take on G4S – for the wrong reasons

According to this report on the website of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, a pro-Hamas organisation backed by many of Britain’s trade unions, last week the Scottish Trades Union Congress voted to call on the Scottish government to cancel its contract…

Scotland: “TUC delegates join Palestine freedom struggle – unanimously!”

The recent congress of the Scottish TUC passed a number of anti-Israel resolutions, not surprisingly. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign is ecstatic.  But one resolution attracted our attention – this one by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU): “this Congress applauds the…

STUC’s bizarre call for Celtic protest

David Coyle has written a terrific piece on the Scottish Trade Union Congress’ attempt to turn tonight’s football match into an Israel hate-fest. The comments section is almost entirely positive as well. Update: The Jewish Chronicle website reports on the…

Football club to union: Call off anti-Israel demo

The BBC is reporting that Celtic Football Club has publicly appealed to the Scottish TUC to call off its plan to distribute 10,000 Palestinian flags at the match tomorrow involving an Israeli team.  This is what we have come to:…

Scottish TUC: UK Foreign Secretary ‘out of step’ on boycott of Israel

The following is the statement issued today by the Scottish TUC, which last month called for a boycott of Israel. The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) today (Wednesday 24 June) rejected the Foreign Office’s “dismay” at trade union’s supporting boycotts…

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…