Northern TUC

Welcome to the website of the Northern TUC

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.

Britain Needs A Payrise: TUC national demonstration 18 October 2014

Join us for a march and rally in London on 18 October 2014, to help call for an economic recovery that works for all Britons, not just those right at the top. BRITAIN NEEDS A PAYRISE!

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 controversial use of Zero Hours contracts made the headlines again last week as Sports Direct faced questions on its use of zero hours contracts for part time staff at its AGM last week. ShareAction used its rights as a shareholder to ask a question about the firm's continued reliance...
15 September 2014
The number of people who are under-employed in North East has increased by 16 per cent since 2010, according to new analysis published by the TUC last week. The analysis shows that as well as unemployment rising in the region by 13,000 since the last election, under-employment has also gone...
08 September 2014
This Saturday, 16th August, marks the start of the ‘People’s...
12 August 2014
New research published last week by the TUC reveals the...
11 August 2014
See video message from Frances O’Grady to people in...
07 August 2014
Neil Foster's column in The Journal, 4th August 2014.
04 August 2014