TUC issues workers’ rights warning over post-Brexit trade deals | The Guardian

Exclusive: Union organisation says ministers in talks with 13 countries with poor track record

Ministers have been accused of pushing for post-Brexit trade deals with more than a dozen countries around the world that do not guarantee workers’ rights or systematically violate employee protections.

The Trades Union Congress said ministers were in active talks with 13 nations with a worrying track record on employment rights, including Brazil, Burundi, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in order to secure trade deals after leaving the EU.

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