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trades council

an association of TRADE UNION branches, drawn from a variety of unions, with the objective of advancing their mutual interests and promoting trade unionism in a locality.
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The Amarillo Metal Trades Council, a 10-union coalition representing around 1,200 workers at the Pantex Nuclear Weapons facility, has signed a tentative agreement with Consolidated Nuclear Security.
Join with Swansea Trades Council in doing that today (midday, Castle Square).
Ramon Corria, secretary of Cardiff Trades Council, said: "We celebrate the successes and highlight the struggles of working people across the world.
I suggest that Coun Reese moves a stage further and brings his resolution before the council and public rather than the Trades Council.
Gary LaBarbera, president, Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, added, "We are doing this to draw attention to the fact that a handful of insurance companies are holding up rebuilding the World Trade Center.
In recent years he has not been well enough to travel to demonstrations, but he continued to attend weekly Huddersfield SWP meetings as well as his union Branch and the Trades Council.
Bob Stephenson, secretary of the Middlesbrough Trades Council, said the meeting had gone well.
Norwegian industrial holding group Aker ASA on said on Monday (5 February) that its subsidiary Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Inc and the Philadelphia Metal Trades Council have confirmed that a new collective bargaining agreement between the parties has been ratified by the Philadelphia Metal Trades membership.
Last weekend's annual Trades Councils national conference in Torquay supported his call.
Sickler reported that he worked for the California Building Trades Council, a labor organization that does business in Los Angeles.
The secretary of Co Monaghan Trades Council, Peter McAleer said a number of major firms were currently struggling to maintain their workforce, because of the sales slump.
Birmingham Trades Council on Saturday approved a resolution aimed at the introduction of staggered holidays on a national basis.