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  • Bill Morris: We still need justice in the workplace
    Tuesday, 10 September 2002

    In previous reports to Congress on Rights at Work, I described the 1999 Employment Relations Act as the first step and not the last word. The General Council now believes that the time has come for a further step. We have worked hard this year bu...

  • Mr Bush and Mr Blair have still not produced the evidence to justify war
    Monday, 9 September 2002

    Tony Blair claims that he and George Bush have a "shared strategy" for dealing with Saddam Hussein. That is as may be: what they certainly have is a shared tactic for dealing with the growing reluctance of their respective publics to go to war. Bo...

  • If this is the new militancy, the unions are in trouble
    Monday, 9 September 2002

    Much talk in the trade union world of a new wave of militant leaders taking over from the compromised old guard. Some of it is shiny-eyed nostalgia for the days when debates at the Trades Union Congress would shake the nation. Some of it is wishful t...

  • Hobblies!
    Monday, 9 September 2002

    Not quite the bright-eyed eager pup you once were? Finding it a little harder to bend down to pick up the newspaper from the mat, to bound up the stairs, to run after a bus? Joints creaking when you try those old tricks, like catching frisbees in you...

  • Chris Patten: China's success is good for all of us
    Monday, 9 September 2002

    No survey of European Union–Asia relations can ignore China, where developments over the coming period will determine the future not just of the region, but of the world. Every day the headlines alert us to the awesome social, economic, and environm...

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