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TUC Organising Academy Diploma in Organising
The TUC Organising Academy DIPLOMA IN ORGANISING is a 20-day course delivered across five, four day modules and is aimed at union officers who are currently or likely in the near future to be carrying out an organising role within their union. The Programme covers the following modules; • Essential skills for organising • Research for organising • Campaigning 1 – strategy and tactics • Campaigning 2 – planning and communications...
09 November 2015 to 16 June 2016
TUC Re-thinking organising sessions - Unions and Young Workers
Union membership amongst young workers in the UK is at crisis levels. Less than 1 in 12 workers aged between 16 and 24 are members of a union and density amongst workers aged is Across the economy density amongst 16-25 year olds is lower than total density in every sector bar Agriculture, forestry and fishing and Manufacturing (some good news). In the two sectors with the highest numbers of 16-24 year olds the news is particularly worrying. Union density amongst the 800,000 young people working...
15 June 2016
The Silk Mill Turn Out
18 June 2016
Pension v ISA: what future for workplace saving?
The coming year will be pivotal for the future of UK retirement savings with a major review of automatic enrolment and the launch of a potential rival to workplace pensions in the Lifetime ISA. On June 27, the TUC is to set out its proposals for the future of automatic enrolment with the publication of a report Unfinished Business: where now for workplace pensions? It continues the long-standing campaign by the trade union movement to secure decent retirement provision for all workers....
27 June 2016
TUC Leading Change Programme 2016/17
The TUC launched ‘Leading Change’, a training and development programme aimed at senior trade union officers in leadership positions in 2004. Since its launch, over 150 senior union officers have completed the programme. The programme, which will be delivered in partnership with the Birkbeck University and the Labor...
21 July 2016 to 17 February 2017
Congress 2016
The policy making body of the TUC is the annual Congress which meets for four days each year during September. Each affiliated union can send delegates to Congress - the larger the union, the more it can send. At Congress 'motions' (resolutions for debate) are proposed and discussed. These form the basis of the TUC's work for the next year.
11 September 2016 to 14 September 2016
South West TUC Pensioners' Annual Conference
Organised by an elected committee of retired trade unionists, this conference provides an opportunity for delegates to consider the priority issues facing pensioners. Trade unions bring security and a better way of life to working people and those who have retired. Who should attend? The Pensioners Conference is open to all trade union pensioners. To attend as a voting delegate and be entitled to speak to a motion you will need to be endorsed by your own union or trades union council....
20 October 2016