The TUC has strong and historic ties with the US trade union movement, the AFL-CIO , and the confederations exchange fraternal delegates at each other’s conferences. We have shared interests in organising, world trade and labour standards, and global solidarity (the AFL-CIO has a solidarity organisation – ACILS, or the Solidarity Center – with which the TUC works closely. AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka chairs the TUAC , and the AFL-CIO is a leading organisation in the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions. The AFL-CIO now has 9 million members.
The most recent documents available on this subject are:Reclaim Wisconsin
TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber has sent a message of solidarity to the trade unionists of Wisconsin USA as they demonstrate in the state capital, Madison, on Saturday 10 March in support of the recall of Governor Walker, who, a year ago, tore u...PDF version available for download
Solidarity messages for the Save Our NHS - 7 March Rally from the national trade union centres of France, USA and Zimbabwe.PDF version available for download
The TUC has set up an e-action on our Going to Work website in solidarity with New York employees of the world famous Sotheby's auction house. We want British trade unionists to register their concerns with management in London about what their paren...PDF version available for download
As part of a global campaign by trade unions to get union rights for workers employed in foreign subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber and telecommunication union General Secretaries Billy Hayes of the CWU and Paul No...PDF version available for download
Union protestors concerned at the poor treatment of migrant tobacco workers in the United States are flying into London today (Thursday) to confront shareholders attending the annual general meeting of British American Tobacco (BAT).
Unite Assistant General Secretary and TUC Executive Committee/General Council member Tony Burke spoke about inequality, collective bargaining and global solidarity at the TUC Wisconsin solidarity rally on Monday 4 April.PDF version available for download
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