Northern TUC

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The TUC's Northern region staff represent the TUC by supporting TUC campaigns and objectives and seeking the views of trade unions in the region. Here you can find out more about us, our work and our campaigns.

Jobs, Pay & Politics

My Union My Voice November 2014The Young Workers Month Event on Saturday 15th November will explore the importance of voter registration, having your voice heard, and your opinions counted.  We will hear from Sarah Collins who was instrumental in engaging with the missing million voters not registered in the Scottish referendum, Neil Burke of Youth Focus North East - providing a voice for young people and a Q&A session with Anna Turley, Labour and Co-operative candidate for Redcar for the General Election 2015. 

Reclaim the Night 2014

Bite Size Briefings

Bite Size Logo 2014

The next round of Bite Size Briefings take place from November to January 2014/15. Included in this round are:

  • Supporting Mid-life Development and the Climbing Frame
  • Domestic Violence and the Workplace
  • Defending the right to organise and represent members
  • Campaign and Coalition Planning
  • Getting the most from your iPad
  • Introduction to New and Digital Media

Northern TUC Regional Campaign Plan 2013-2015

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The Northern TUC enjoys the benefit of well organised, cohesive, broad and deep engagement from a wide range of trade unions in the north east and Cumbria.

The Regional Campaign Plan seeks to support workers in struggle and to enable trade unions to continue to be a progressive force for good, making real and positive difference to working people in the region.

The Northern TUC region are holding a Young Workers Event in Newcastle on 15th November to discuss the topics: Pay Politics and Pressure. Young Speakers and activists will lead the debate which includes hearing from a young campaigner involved in the Scottish referendum, which was so successful in engaging young...
22 October 2014
Workers in the North East would be over £55 a week better off if real wage growth had remained at its pre-recession rate, according to new analysis published by the TUC. The analysis shows that even using the government’s preferred inflation measure (the consumer prices index), which excludes housing costs,...
20 October 2014
The next round of Bite Size Briefings takes place from...
17 October 2014
Next Saturday workers from across the North East will travel...
13 October 2014
New figures published last week by the Office for National...
06 October 2014
There have been changes to judicial review, changes to Freedom...
29 September 2014