MEMBERSHIP

The Union has about 17,000 members spread across the country. These are junior workers in the industries mentioned below: 

Union membership cut across the following establishments.

  • Manufacturers of all types of hydraulic cement
  • Manufactures of medical and pharmaceutical preparations
  • Manufacturers of detergent (soap) and other washing and cleaning compounds
  • Manufacturers of basic Explosives and fireworks
  • Synthetics fibre and rubber resins, plastic and elastoners
  • Vegetable and animal oils
  • Manufacture of perfumes, cosmetics and other toiletry preparations
  • Manufacture of clay products such as bricks, tiles, pipes, crucibles architectural terra cotta, stove lining, chimney pipes and tops.
  • Manufacture of glass and glass products
  • Manufacture of stone products
  • Manufacture of other similar chemical and non-metallic products
  • Manufacture of all kinds of footwear, leggings and gaiters from leather, fabrics, tanning etc.

What a cowardly response from Dominic Raab.

Instead of telling me why Health Ministers are buying rubber gloves from Malaysian factories using forced labour, he pretty much said these gloves were so important to the UK, it doesn’t matter if they were made by slaves.

.@The_TUC calls on @tradegovuk to engage with unions before starting talks on any new UK-Canada trade deal -current UK-Canada deal poses to workers' rights, public services and democratic decision making @CanadianLabour https://www.tuc.org.uk/research-analysis/reports/tuc-response-government-uk-canada-trade-negotiations @TonyBurke2010

.@The_TUC says @tradegovuk should not negotiate new trade deal with Mexico while abuses of workers' rights are taking place - including union busting and harassment of union members @TonyBurke2010 https://www.tuc.org.uk/sites/default/files/2021-07/TUC%20DIT%20UK-Mexico%20consultation%20final.pdf

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