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.

Decent Jobs Week: 15-21 December 2014

Decent Jobs Week: 15-21 December 2014

There are more than 1.4 million zero-hours contracts in use, offering no steady work. Others, such as agency and casual workers, lose out on important rights and benefits. From 15 to 21 December, the TUC is organising Decent Jobs Week, a series of events across England and Wales that will raise awareness about Britain’s jobs’ crisis. Find out what is happening in your area and join the campaign for decent jobs, fairly paid.

Women 'Reclaim the Night' 

More than 150 women, men and children turned out to support the eighth annual Reclaim the Night event organised by the Northern TUC Women's Group on Saturday 22nd November. Download brief report and sign up to The Cost of Safety campaign and end means testing for women in need of safety.

Reclaim the Night

Bite Size Briefings

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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 share of jobs in the North East accounted for by full-time employees fell during the recession and has failed to recover across the region. TUC analysis shows that in the North East the labour market share of full-time employee jobs was 66.3 per cent in 2007 but fell to...
16 December 2014
Britain faces a profound challenge to reverse the tide of rising inequality and build a new economy that delivers fairness for working people. Tackling the living standards crisis which has left the majority of ordinary families struggling with smaller pay packets and rising household bills, should be a One Nation...
08 December 2014
YouGov research carried out last year for the Centre for...
01 December 2014
More than 150 women, men and children turned out to...
25 November 2014
The share of jobs in the North East accounted for...
24 November 2014
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21 November 2014