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.
Reclaim the Night comes to Newcastle
Over 100 women, men, children (and a few four legged friends) gathered at Old Eldon Square in Newcastle City Centre on Saturday 23rdNovember to support the seventh annual Reclaim the Night event organised by the Northern TUC Women’s Group. Welcoming attendees squeezing into the Pandon Room, Clare Williams, Chair of the Northern TUC Women’s Group remarked on the fantastic turn-out saying that to achieve more equality we need to build the biggest alliances collectively ...read on
Living Wage Summit comes to South Tyneside
Over 80 people attended the TUC’s Northern Wage Summit which took place at South Shields Town Hall on Thursday 7thNovember. The event was organised to take place during Living Wage Week and brought together public, private, voluntary and community organisations and trade unions to collectively discuss and debate the case for a living wage. The day coincided with Equal Pay Day, a day designated to highlight that four decades on from the Equal Pay Act, working women still earn almost £5,000 a year less than their male counterparts...read on
Northern TUC Regional Campaign Plan 2013-2015
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.