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Come along to the TUC Aid fringe meeting on Tuesday evening at Congress - hear Labour's Rushanara Ali, ILO's Guy Ryder, Prospect's Sue Ferns and War on Want's John Hilary. What can unions and governments do to make a diffference overseas?PDF version available for download
Next week, the leaders of the Bahraini Teachers' Association are having their final hearing to get the unjust sentences against them dropped. The TUC is again calling for their release.
For the first time in generations workers in Burma are now free to form trade unions. But they are starting from scratch in a country slowly emerging from dictatorship and extreme poverty. Please help them by supporting TUC Aid's Burma Appeal.
Thugs from the Sadrist movement stormed the offices of the General Federation of Iraqi Workers in Baghdad last week, assaulting union members and damaging property. TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber wrote to the Iraqi Charges D'Affaires Dr Muhi...
The TUC has condemned the recent firebombing of offices of the Tunisian national union centre (UGTT) by the Salafist movement.
The Egyptian authorities have just sentenced Kamal Abbas, the highly-respected labour leader to six months in prison for 'insulting a public officer'. Please sign the LabourStart appeal demanding the Egyptian authorities drop the sentence.
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