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The Trades Union Councils' 2014 to 2015 programme of work,
This is an updated directory which lists all 154 registered
The General Council has approved revised Model Rules and Standing Orders, prepared by the Trades Councils Joint Consultative Committee, for the use of Trades Union Councils. Trades union councils are asked to update their own constitution, rules and standing orders to ensure that they are compatible with the Model Rules.
22 October 2014
Every day, Britain’s trade unions are working hard for their members. Even now, when times are hard, our negotiators are able to win pay rises to help people cope with the worst effects of the government’s austerity programme. This booklet sets out the scale of what we call the union...
05 September 2014
The Trades Union Councils' 2014 to 2015 programme of work, 'Britain Needs a Pay Rise', continues the themes established last year and is based around the TUC 2014 campaign against austerity ‘Countdown to a future that works’.
14 August 2014
A NEW guide is being produced to help promote better relations between buskers in Liverpool city centre and local businesses. The Guide to Busking in Liverpool has been produced as a joint initiative by the city council, the Musicians’ Union (MU), the Keep Streets Live Campaign and the Business Improvement...
12 August 2014
This is an updated directory which lists all 154 registered Trades Union Councils and 24 County Associations in England and Wales, by order of the region. We hope you find this directory useful.
11 August 2014
This booklet contains all the resolutions which were passed at the Trades Union Councils Annual Conference held this year on 14th and 15th June in Cardiff.
08 July 2014
Trades Union Councils and County Associations are an important part of the labour movement, bringing together activists at a grassroots level and representing the trade union movement to the broader community. All unions, affiliated to the TUC, are asked to circulate this directory to their union branches and encourage them...
28 March 2014
Speaking at the annual Durham Miners' Gala later today (Saturday), TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady will say that while unions' links with political parties have barely been out of the headlines in recent days, it is unions who are best-placed to start to make politics real and relevant again for...
13 July 2013
This is a directory of the 36 TUC unemployed workers' centres in England, and 5 union linked centres in Scotland. It is arranged by TUC Region with the name of the centres in that region listed alphabetically. It has information about each centre's address, relevant contact details, opening times and...
14 May 2013
The Durham Miners' Gala was 141 years old this year. It has survived numerous strikes, lockouts, depressions, two world wars and the destruction of our coalfields. If it is to survive into the future it needs the help of many friends. Each year the cost of organising the Gala increases...
19 November 2012