News 2003-4

NUJ: Iraqi unions help free journalist
US unions aim to help build unions in Iraq
MP welcomes Bush’s call for free trade unions in Iraq
AFL-CIO President Sweeney calls for new labour code for Iraq
International trade union leaders meet with Kofi Annan, declare their support for Iraqi trade union movement

ICFTU to Hold Talks on Reconstruction and Labour Rights with Iraqi Trade Union Groups

UK – RMT’s Bob Crow condemns intimidation of Iraqi unionists
South Africa – COSATU
Italy – CGIL
Scotland – STUC
UK – Sheffield TUC
UK – Harry Barnes EDM 250
UK – Harry Barnes questions in the House of Commons to the Leader of the House, Peter Hain and
to the Deputy Speaker