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.

Support the People's March for the NHS Jarrow Rally

Jarrow Rally

The NHS is owned by us and loved by us.

We need our NHS so it's time to join the thousands already campaigning together to keep it.

Join us in Jarrow on Saturday 16th August and show your support for the NHS.

All supporters welcome.


Equality Awards 2014

Equality Awards 2014

We are proud once again to be sponsoring the TUC-Unionlearn Award. This award is about giving the work of affiliated trade union officers, activists and members a platform to demonstrate how valuable their contribution is to the equality and diversity agenda. The winner of this award will be the Union Representative or trade union organisation/project who has proactively and demonstrably promoted equality for members in the workplace and/or beyond. Closing date for nominations is 25 July 2014. To download an application form and for more information, please visit North East Equality Awards 2014.


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 recent announcement that Siemens will be creating 300 jobs in Hebburn is some welcome news for South Tyneside and a reminder about the importance of creating good quality jobs in the region. Together with the forthcoming Hitachi rail plant at Newton Aycliffe, which many in the region campaigned hard...
28 July 2014
In this issue: • Public Services Alliance • Local government and devolving economic powers in England • From Jarrow to Parliament • Seeking justice • Living Wage Update • Progress on Pay • TUC welcomes new simpler minimum wage rules • Save our Safety Net Campaign • Growth Deal •...
25 July 2014
Women are disadvantaged in the labour market; rising levels of...
21 July 2014
Last weekend saw the 130th Durham Miners Gala, or the...
14 July 2014
The economy might be growing again, but across the UK...
07 July 2014
In just a generation, there has been a profound change...
01 July 2014