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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.

For more information about the TUC see the links below

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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The Northern TUC region are holding a Young Workers Event in Newcastle on 15th November to discuss the topics: Pay Politics and Pressure. Young Speakers and activists will lead the debate which includes hearing from a young campaigner involved in the Scottish referendum, which was so successful in engaging young...
22 October 2014
​UNISON announce the following plans for Young Workers Month: ‘Ribbon’ recruitment/profile-raising campaign Workplace Living Wage and electoral registration stalls Trade Unions and Young People workshop Lancaster University Focus on apprentice recruitment Social media focus on pay, minimum wage, living wage Leaflet on the trade union premium for young workers Possible...
22 October 2014
For TUC Young Workers Month BECTU young members are: holding a meeting in preparation for Young Workers Month for young delegates from each division – among the agenda will be a session on how to write motions for conference and how to mobilise your branches. It’s Sat 25 th Oct...
21 October 2014
Nigel Costley, South West TUC Regional Secretary, is one of the contributors to the Bristol Great Reading Adventure 2014 book. This autumn 20,000 copies of the paperback, called Bristol and the First World War , are being distributed across the city by partners in the project for a mass reading...
21 October 2014
Prospect will hold their first Young Forum on Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th November, to coincide with young workers month. Key discussion points for the event will include: Discuss & respond to draft Prospect Young Members Strategy and Motion from National Conference. Discuss and highlight Prospect training needs for young...
21 October 2014
For TUC Young Workers Month NUT have announced the following plans: Running a special NUT Chat (@nutchatter) on Sunday 9th November about Young Teachers' issues. Organising a twitter chat with teachers from across the regions tweeting about the main issues of: jobs, housing and having a voice, plus showing their...
20 October 2014
For Young Workers Month equity will be: Running a twitter competition- entrants can win tickets to West End show, £100 of Bloch Dance vouchers and loads more. Organising a dinner at Joe Allen Taking part in the Federation of Entertainment Unions' workshop on negotiation skills for freelancers. Running a workshop...
19 October 2014
Britain Needs a Pay Rise - Oct 18 update...round up of news and events in the south west....
17 October 2014
The third edition of the TUC Young Workers Action bulletin is now available to download, this includes an update from the last meeting on 4th October 2014.
10 October 2014
Unedited verbatim report for TUC Congress 2014 which took place at the Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre on 7-10 September 2014. This is a record of everything that was said from the podium in the formal business of Congress 2014. The files are organised by each of the six morning...
01 October 2014