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A trade union charity for working people in need throughout the world. It:

  • contributes to long term development programmes.
  • provides substantial humanitarian relief swiftly in emergencies.
  • assists through education the growth of independent trade unions.

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TUC Aid has contributed to long term development programmes, such as the child immunisation programme of UNICEF. It supported the victims of Tsunami in their efforts to re-build their lives following the devastation caused in parts of Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. It promotes human and trade union rights throughout the world. About TUC Aid

What can you do to help?

Check if your employer already operates a charities pay-roll giving scheme. If so, you can join by filling in a form (available from your employer) and you can then authorise deductions to TUC Aid. You can also donate on-line or make a contribution directly. Cheques should be made out to TUC Aid and sent to TUC, EUIRD, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LS. You can also now set up a regular donation using our standing order form. Please, send the completed Form to your Bank/Building Society, with copy to TUC Aid at the address above. For more information see donations

You can also download a flyer to display in your workplace/clasroom/union branch etc

Join the emergency humanitarian appeal. Help supply medical supplies and equipment to those affected The bombardment of Gaza has resulted in a humanitarian tragedy with its people needing urgent help. The TUC therefore asks that unions and their members to consider making contributions to the already operating ITF humanitarian fund...
07 August 2014
The first workshop under the Employment Support Programme for Workers with Disabilities in Rwanda, supported by TUC Aid, was held at the Rwandan national trade union centre in Kigali, in April.
15 May 2014
The first workshop under the Employment Support Programme for Workers with Disabilities in Rwanda, supported by TUC Aid, was held at the Rwandan national trade union centre in Kigali, in April.
15 May 2014
TUC Aid is supporting a project aimed at rebuilding trade union institutions and structures in Haiti following the earthquake in 2010. In a workshop held in Port au Prince from 3 to 5 December 2013, Haitian trade unionists evaluated progress and developed an action plan for future work.
18 December 2013
TUC Aid, in partnership with BananaLink, is helping unions in banana plantations in Guatemala to build capacity to defend workers’ rights.
17 December 2013
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events.
30 August 2013
Independent researchers recognize trade union contribution to HIV prevention in Nigeria.
07 August 2013
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events.
30 July 2013
TUC Aid has joined hands with BananaLink in an initiative to support collective bargaining in the banana sector in Guatemala.
24 July 2013
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events.
02 July 2013

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