Young Workers Month

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What is Young Workers Month?

Held in November every year, TUC Young Workers Month aims to promote trade unions to young workers and highlight the issues faced by young workers.

Young Workers Month is an opportunity for union reps, activists and campaigners to reach out and inform young workers about trade unions and ensure that there are sufficient opportunities for young people to get involved and play an active role in shaping the movement. It’s also a chance for unions to demonstrate to young people that we are campaigning on the issues they care most about and that we are relevant to their lives both in the workplace and beyond.

How to get involved:

Unions have organised a series of event and activities which will be taking place throughout this November, get in touch with your union to find out what they've got planned. Watch this space and the Forum's twitter account @TUCYoungWorkers and #YWM16 for updates about Young Workers Month.

Please use any of the resources on this web page to promote Young Workers Month within your union and on social media.


Young Workers month is coming 1st - 30th November - are you ready?
19 October 2016
To coincide with Young Workers Month the Young Workers Forum held a social and organising meeting on Saturday November 7 th . During the meeting the young workers discussed a number of topics. A summary if the discussions is outlined below: Have you had any issues at work? If so,...
07 December 2015
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04 November 2015
November 2015 is the TUC’s third annual Young Workers Month. The TUC Young Workers forum are celebrating the month by looking back at some of the campaign activity from recent years. Watch our short video to recap on some of the events that took place. < > We’ve shown that...
29 October 2015
Equity announce their plans for TUC Young Workers Month 2015: For young members – 30 and under Get fit for Freelancing – 20 Nov, London This workshop will examine the key challenges that most freelances experience at some point or another to help you develop good habits and strategies so...
28 October 2015
Help show support for TUC Young Workers Month and the campaign to protect the right to strike, by displaying the official Young Workers Month Poster in your workplace. For more information about TUC Young Workers Month 2015 visit the webpage
21 October 2015
When you’re just starting out in a career, the idea you might one day be going out on strike is hardly likely to cross your mind. The right to strike is a last resort, and one you often don’t think about unless you need it. But young workers will be...
21 October 2015
This November will be the TUC's third annual young workers month, a month of activities and events focused on young workers and the issues that matter to them. This year, the month coincides with the trade union bill reaching its final stages in the House of Commons. The trade union...
21 October 2015
The NUT have announced the following plans for TUC Young Workers Month 2015: NUT will be promoting the TUC work on housing and mental health campaigns Running a Young Officers Course from 20-22 November at their national training centre SRH in Lincolnshire. After the course attendees will be encouraged to...
20 October 2015

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