UK: The Transport and General Workers Union joins the Boycott Campaign
On July 4th, the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) has passed a motion at its biennial conference in support of a customer boycott against Apartheid Israel.
Following in the footsteps of other unions around the world who have taken up the boycott, the biggest general union in the UK, with over 800,000 members, also vowed to take part in the lobby of British parliament on November 2nd and demanding the UK government take a stronger stand against Israel. It condemned Israeli violence against the Palestinian people.
TGWU has a long history of campaigning on issues such as ethical trading and workers rights within a global context.
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