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The TUC is the voice of Britain at work. With 54 affiliated unions representing 6.2 million working people from all walks of life, we campaign for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad.

We negotiate in Europe, and at home build links with political parties, business, local communities and wider society.

For more information about the TUC see the links below

The work of the TUC

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The TUC in the Regions

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People at the TUC

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Further Information and Contact Details

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South West needs a pay rise - Fair Pay Fortnight in the region....
16 February 2015
Although they did least to cause the financial crash and subsequent recession, young people have borne some of its worst consequences. Youth unemployment remains scandalously high. Many young workers are trapped in low-paid, casual work far below their skill level. And austerity has exacted a heavy toll, with Educational Maintenance...
16 February 2015
Pay is a priority issue for The TUC Young Workers Forum and young members will be out campaigning during Fair Pay Fortnight (16 th Feb-1 st March) to raise awareness of the issue amongst young people and promote the advantage of union membership. National and regional TUC young member networks...
13 February 2015
In this issue: · Public Services Alliance · Fair Pay Fortnight · Industrial Action · Austerity Uncovered · Affiliated unions reach 54 · Regional Awards · Conference nominations · Northern Living Wage Summit · Reclaim the Night · Young Workers Month · Bite Size Briefings · Decent Jobs Week ·...
06 February 2015
Every organisation needs a single, reliable information resource for those who follow its fortunes, and for the TUC that has been the Directory, our annual yearbook about TUC work and that of our member unions.
03 February 2015
As workers struggle back into work following the recent snowstorms, the TUC today (Friday) called on employers not to punish staff who have been unable to make it in because of the bad weather. The TUC says bosses must not dock pay or force workers to take holiday if they...
30 January 2015
As part of Fair Pay Fortnight, the Midlands TUC is undertaking a quick survey to help analyse pay awards across the region.
29 January 2015
Over the past few months, trade unionists in the South West have been putting together a Vision for the region that aims to put working people and their communities at the heart of the debate around the future direction of the West Country. "The last few years have been hard...
27 January 2015
A vision for the South West...Fair Pay Fortnight is coming!...union news from around the region...
26 January 2015
Fair Pay Fortnight runs from 16th Feb until 1st March 2015. Pay is a priority campaign for TUC young workers forum; the stats below explain why: Young workers earn less than the average median wage. The mean hourly rate for 16-17 year olds is £5.26 per hour and for 18-21...
19 January 2015

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