Turkish workers in Istanbul have once more been met by brutal state oppression when they have tried to celebrate May Day peacefully and to remember 42 workers who lost their lives in the celebrations of 1977. The TUC has written to the Turkish Ambass...PDF version available for download
TUC condemns arrests of trade unionists on May Day in Swaziland.PDF version available for download
In spring 2011, Mahdi Issa Abu Dheed, the President of the Bahrain Teachers Association called for a teachers strike in support of the democratic movement for reform.
TUC urges Government to support trade union position on the EU post-2015 development agenda set out in the EU Communication - Decent Life for AllPDF version available for download
Commenting on the collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory in Bangladesh, which has claimed the lives of over 200 workers, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady today (Thursday) said:
The TUC General Secretary has written to the Colombian President to call for action against the authors of death threats sent to 92 organisations, union, political and social leaders. She also calls for protection for individuals to be increased.
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