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UNION RIGHTS IN THE US

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1896: tabled on 15 July 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 72 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that the US has not yet ratified International Labour Organisation Conventions 87 or 98 on freedom of association and free collective bargaining, and that harassment of workers trying to form trade unions is widespread and leads to 30,000 sackings every year; believes that the Employee Free Choice Act currently before Congress would give US workers the choice about whether to belong to a trade union which can collectively bargain with their employers; and calls on UK companies operating in the US publicly to support the Employee Free Choice Act and on hon. Members' colleagues in Congress to enact the Employee Free Choice Act without delay.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Ainger, Nick
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Blaydon
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Leeds West
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2009
Dumfries and Galloway
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2009
Birmingham, Northfield
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Sheffield Central
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Inverclyde
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Gower
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Brigg and Goole
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Islington North
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Glasgow South West
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Burton
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Gloucester
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Aberdeen North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 July 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2009
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Stoke-on-Trent South
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2009
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Ilford South
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Clwyd South
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2009
Manchester, Withington
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Battersea
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2009
Amber Valley
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Bassetlaw
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Oldham West and Royton
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Cardiff North
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Bristol North West
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Nuneaton
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Broxtowe
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Bradford North
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Nottingham South
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Eccles
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2009
Edinburgh East
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Manchester, Blackley
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
South Derbyshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2009
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Twigg, Derek
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Halton
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 13 October 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2009
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.