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The Trades Union Councils' 2014 to 2015 programme of work,
This is an updated directory which lists all 154 registered
Despite health and safety being a prime activity for unions,

Union Issues

Strong unions matter, which is why the TUC assists unions, through the Organising Academy, to build membership, improve workplaces and speak with authority on behalf of working people and their families.

Strong unions are created by investing in organising; thinking about our resources, how we represent members and develop reps and stewards.

For more information on what we're up to day to day, you can read our blog, Stronger Unions or you can contact the team on organisingacademy@tuc.org.uk

Stronger Unions Blog
Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC. We aim to be a central resource on the web for people wanting to find out about what unions are doing, and a community for people to contribute their own thoughts on developments for our movement.


If you are a union staff member and would like to register your interest in any of the courses below, please follow the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/OrgAcad Course Dates Location Diploma in Organising 18-21 Nov London 20-23 January 24-27 March 19-22 May Oxford 7-10 July Certificate in Advanced Organising 11-14 Nov 10-13...
15 August 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
Your Name: Claire Ronald Name of Course: Diploma in Organising Course Dates: January – August 2014 Your union: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Your role: Senior negotiating officer Please describe your experience of the Organising Academy programme: I enrolled on the organising course as I was having a persistent problem in...
08 August 2014
Your Name: John Coote Name of Course: Advanced Organising Certificate Course Dates: Feb 14 – June 14 Your union: PCS Union Your role: Organising Industrial Offices Please describe your experience of the Organising Academy programme: Having been working at PCS for over 10 years in various organising and negotiating roles,...
08 August 2014
Name: Tania Bassett Name of Course: Communications Award Course Dates: 7 th – 9 th May 2014 Union: Napo Your role: National Official Press, Parliament & Campaigns Please describe your experience of the Organising Academy programme: Being relatively new to my role, having started last August, I wanted to gain...
08 August 2014
Name: Kristin Hamada Name of Course: Diploma in Organising Course Dates: Jan 2014-Aug 2014 Union: Equity Role: Equalities, Recruitment and Retention Organiser Please describe your experience of the Organising Academy programme: When I signed up to the organising diploma I wanted to get a better understanding of good practice with...
08 August 2014
Commenting on the announcement that Bruce Carr QC – leading the Carr Review set up by the Prime Minister to review the law governing industrial disputes – has decided not to make any recommendations following what Mr Carr describes as the “politicisation” of the issue, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady...
05 August 2014
Vin Wynne, Senior Organiser at the NUT Vin Wynne works across the Northern Region helping to organise union activities. Here he talks about his experience of going on an TUC Organising Academy course. The Advanced Certificate in Organising is a course run by the TUC Organising Academy, aimed at union...
30 July 2014

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