The TUC’s relations with the Indian trade union movement date back to the colonial era and have strengthened since independence.
The TUC attaches great importance to developing links with national trade union centres in the subcontinent and appreciates their increasingly significant role in world affairs. We work with India’s leading national trade union centres, collaborating closely on issues of pivotal importance to the international trade union movement, including the elimination of child labour, respect of core labour standards and trade justice.
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The most recent documents available on this subject are:TUC briefing: EU-India free trade agreement
Launched in 2007, the ongoing negotiations for an EU-India Free Trade Agreement (FTA) have thrown up a range of worrying issues for Indian and EU workers. This briefing note explains those concerns in more detail.
The European Union is currently negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with India. These negotiations include Mode 4 provisions which will give limited access to the EU to Indian Companies providing services and to independent professionals. The TUC is c...PDF version available for download
Last night's BBC News at Ten with John Simpson showed harrowing images of Asian migrant workers in Dubai, and the dire living and working conditions that they find themselves in. The footage was provided by Anti-Slavery International. Over the ...
Twelve workers and union leaders have been jailed for seeking union recognition and collective bargaining at a Foxconn plant in Chennai, India. Brendan Barber, TUC General Secretary has today written to the Indian High Commission, calling on the Indi...
"We need to change policies and mindsets, track-down and expose the bad guys, protect workers via legal cases, and ensure that the full remittances get sent home. We are not dreaming that we will totally solve all of these issues but with union to un...
The TUC has just signed a new agreement with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to support migrant workers in Asia. Jeroen Beirnaert of the ITUC says, "Trade unions are essential to the sustainable empowerment of migrant workers a...
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