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The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work to ensure
Trades Union Councils and County Associations are an important part
Download the TUC's campaign aims for 2015. It comprises of

The TUC is the voice of Britain at work. Our overall objectives are to raise the quality of working life and promote equality for all. Our mission is to be a high profile organisation that campaigns successfully for trade union aims and values; assists trade unions to increase membership and effectiveness; cuts out wasteful rivalry; and promotes trade union solidarity.

Just as individual workers benefit by joining together in a union, so unions gain strength by acting together through the TUC. The TUC brings unions together to draw up common policies on issues that matter to people at work.

We represent more than 5.6 million workers in 50 unions. Globally we are part of a union family with 180 million members in more than 160 countries. Our unions range in size from Unite with 1.3 million members to small specialist unions with only a few hundred. Most unions are also affiliated to the Global Union Federation for their sector.

For more information about the TUC see the links below

The work of the TUC

Bullet What does the TUC do?
 
Bullet Which unions does the TUC represent?
 
Bullet What is Congress?
 
Bullet General Council and TUC structure
 
Bullet TUC Campaign plan
 
Bullet Unionlearn

The TUC in the Regions

Bullet Regional TUC
 
Bullet What are Trades Union Councils?
 
Bullet What are and where can I find Unemployed Workers Centres?
 
Bullet Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum and annual festival

People at the TUC

Bullet Who's who at the TUC
 
Bullet Jobs at the TUC and affiliated unions

Further Information and Contact Details

Bullet Information services, Library and Archive
 
Bullet How to find us and where to contact us
 
Bullet Conference and meeting facilities
Date: 3 March 2017 Embargo : 00.01 7 March 2017 Leicestershire County Council becomes latest employer to sign up to TUC’s Charter for helping terminally ill workers Leicestershire County Council will today (Tuesday, 7 March) add its name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at...
07 March 2017
Embargoed until: 00.01hrs, Wednesday 1 March 2017 TUC analysis reveals risk to NHS and social care in the West Midlands from loss of thousands of EU workers - 8,700 NHS and adult social care workers in the West Midlands risk losing their right to live and work in the UK...
02 March 2017
Embargoed until: 00.01hrs, Wednesday 1 March 2017 TUC analysis reveals risk to NHS and social care in the East Midlands from loss of thousands of EU workers - 9,000 NHS and adult social care workers in the East Midlands risk losing their right to live and work in the UK...
02 March 2017
Yorkshire and the Humber TUC and unionlearn are holding a conference for reps and employers on apprenticeships in Hull, City of Culture 2017 on Friday 10 March 2017.
24 February 2017
Hospice UK have today (Thursday 23 February) added their name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work. The charity is the latest employer to sign up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter, following in the footsteps of employers such as E-On, Legal and...
23 February 2017
Some more photos of the many events that took place in our region to celebrate Hearts Unions week.
23 February 2017
14 February 2017
First photos of Hearts Unions week activities in Yorkshire and the Humber
10 February 2017

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