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.

Living Wage Summit

Living Wage

More than 70 people attended the second Northern Living Wage Summit held during Living Wage week on Thursday 6th November.  Speakers included Catherine McKinnell, Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury who spoke about a Labour Government's role in backing the living wage and from Matt Stripe, HR Director at Nestle, a recently accredited living wage employer in the region.

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

Campaign Plan Logo

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.

In this issue: · Public Services Alliance · Britain Needs A Pay Rise · Industrial Action · TUC Congress 2014 · Affiliated unions reach 54 · Venue Change · Living Wage Update · Reclaim the Night · Bite the Ballot · Bite Size Briefings · Organising 2014-15 · North East...
21 November 2014
Hard on the heels of equal pay day and the continued disparity between men and women in the world of employment we see another rise in female unemployment in the region. Whilst many of those in power just look at the headline figure and slap themselves on the back there's...
17 November 2014
More than 70 people attended the second Northern Living Wage...
10 November 2014
More than 40 years after the Dagenham strikes and the...
10 November 2014
Since 2001 the living wage campaign has put over hundreds...
03 November 2014
The annual living wage research report by KPMG, published today...
03 November 2014