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The TUC is the voice of Britain at work. With 54 affiliated unions representing 6.2 million working people from all walks of life, we campaign for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad.

We negotiate in Europe, and at home build links with political parties, business, local communities and wider society.

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The work of the TUC

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The TUC in the Regions

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People at the TUC

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Further Information and Contact Details

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UCU’s planned activities for Young Members Month: Urging every branch to ‘recruit a young member in November’ Writing to all young members, asking them to share their experiences of low pay and casualisation in the workplace Raising awareness of our CPD programme which features many resources useful for early career...
30 October 2014
TUC TUC regions announce planned activity for young workers month, November 2014 Yorkshire and Humber TUC Title: Pay, Politics and Pressure Date: Saturday 29 November Time: 10pm-1.30pm Venue: Domino Hall, Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield, S1 1HA Speakers: Colin Burgon, former MP & lifelong trade union activist Ian Pattison, Participant...
29 October 2014
In this issue: · Public Services Alliance · Britain Needs A Pay Rise · Industrial Action · TUC Congress 2014 · All on board for public ownership · Venue Change · From Jarrow to Parliament · LGBT services suffering as a result of austerity · Collective Bargaining · Living Wage...
29 October 2014
For TUC Young Workers Month, NUJ have announced the following plans: changed its rules so that members aged 30 and under qualify as young members and is offering a discounted membership rate for young members who join in November taking part in the Federations of Entertainment Unions event ' Get...
28 October 2014
TUC Young Workers Event – ‘Young Workers Need A Voice’ Chesterfield College, Friday 7 th November 2014 The Midlands region TUC Young Members Network have organised an event and information stall at Chesterfield College to talk to the students about trade unions and the importance of having a voice.
28 October 2014
BECTU running networking events at the National Theater on London's Southbank running a reduced subs rate for new entrants to the industry plus a young member recruitment drive taking part in the joint Federation of Entertainment Unions event, this will include Pitching & Negotiating on Nov 27 th , will...
28 October 2014
Nautilus young members have the following plans for young workers month: Furthering their campaign on ‘protect and respect’ Setting up a mentoring support scheme for young workers Putting together guidelines on sponsorship agreements, making sure that young members know their rights in respect to their contracts.
26 October 2014
​​PCS have announced the following activty for Young Workers Month Ongoing action aimed at switching young members to direct debit Regional young members training sessions Recruitment material for young workers A national political education event A new Charter for Young Members
26 October 2014
The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has today (Friday) joined the TUC, bringing the number of affiliated unions to 54. The union – which is based in Haywards Heath in West Sussex – is led by General Secretary Russell Hobby. With 28,500 members it is the biggest union to...
24 October 2014
CWU Youth will be supporting the TUC Young Workers’ Month by: Announcing new plans for mentoring of young representatives following a vigorous debate at the CWU’s Annual Conference earlier in the year; National Postal Executive Committee will convene in special session with youth activists to discuss and agree how the...
24 October 2014