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The TUC believes in good public services, and that you cannot have good services unless those employed to deliver them are treated properly. This is where you can find out about the TUC's work on the public sector and public services. You can find older material by using the search facilities

Children England, along with many of their member organisations, and the TUC have published a new joint agreement today (Saturday) on the future of children’s services commissioning. The agreement – Declaration of Interdependence in Children’s Services – has been reached following concerns that the government’s narrow market-led approach to provision...
26 July 2014
This is the latest Midladns TUC Newsletter
18 July 2014
The anger about unfair pay across the public sector was on display for everyone to see on July 10 when local government workers across the country held a one-day strike, with unions involved in other long running industrial campaigns also taking action. A large, colourful demonstration was held in Birmingham...
18 July 2014
Commenting on the strike today (Thursday) by public sector workers TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Today’s well supported action shows just how angry public servants are at plans to lock them out of sharing in the recovery until at least 2018. Nearly half a million local government workers are...
10 July 2014
In a message to workers across the public sector on strike to defend pay and pensions today (Thursday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Across the public sector workers are on strike today to say enough is enough. Year after year pay has failed to keep up with the cost...
10 July 2014
Since the government took office, ministers have either frozen public sector pay or limited pay increases to well below the cost of living, leaving local government workers, NHS staff, teachers, firefighters, civil servants and other public servants on average £2,245 worse off in real terms, says the TUC today (Wednesday).
09 July 2014
Join us for a march and rally at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham on 28 September 2014, to help call for an economic recovery that works for all Britons, not just those right at the top. Midlands Needs A Payrise!
08 July 2014
The government’s decision to end real terms spending increases on the health service could mean that the NHS will be losing out on £25.5bn a year by the end of the decade, the TUC’s All Together for the NHS campaign warns today (Saturday).
05 July 2014
Thursday 10th July will see a range of TUC affiliates take action across the region. In the North West, a number of marches and rallies will take place. These are at: Liverpool March 10:30am - Assemble at the Pier Head 11:00am – Move off Rally 12:30pm - St. George’s Hall...
03 July 2014
The economy might be growing again, but across the UK real wages are still falling. In the public sector workers across local government, the NHS and the civil service don’t feel they’re about to share in the recovery any time soon, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady will tell delegates attending...
02 July 2014