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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 & Worklife programme at Harvard University, is a comprehensive package of training, discussion and support spread across four modules delivered over a 9 month period...
21 July 2016 to 17 February 2017
Unity in the Community
11 November 2016
Young Workers & Austerity
17 November 2016 to 18 November 2016
Midlands TUC Reps Awards Night
The fifth Midlands TUC Reps Awards Night is being held on Friday 18 November 2016 at the iconic Trent Bridge Cricket Ground in Nottingham.  It is an opportunity for us to celebrate what our lay representatives do.  None of them are paid officials, none of them embark on what they do with some vain hope of awards, recognition or pay.  They do it with one principle - they believe in it.  That is why, under the umbrella of the TUC, we hold an evening where we can get those...
18 November 2016
Where now for Equality?
This year's Equality Conference will ask the question, "Where now for Equality?" with speakers and workshops from our unions and academics contributing to the debate. A list of speakers and available workshops will be finalised shortly.  You can register your interest on the form below. 
19 November 2016
Trade union event on Violence against Women and Girls
This one-day trade union event for women, will give them a chance to discuss the issues, share their experiences and to hear from people working to stop violence against women and girls. Violence against women is a human rights violation Violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities between men and women Violence against women impacts on, and impedes, progress in many areas, including poverty...
25 November 2016
Reclaim the Night 10th Anniversary Event
Ministry of Justice figures show that the conviction rate for sexual offences in England and Wales dropped sharply in 2013. The figures also reveal that the overall number of people prosecuted for all sexual offences has fallen to its lowest level for more than 40 years. In 2014, 1.4million people were taken to court, fewer than at any time since at least 1970. There are at least 78,000 estimated rapes in the UK, per year; 79% of which go unreported. Of the rapes reported, only 18% come to...
26 November 2016
TUC and Equal Opportunities Review, Discrimination Law Conference 2017
This high profile annual conference gives trade unions, law centres, CABx and other voluntary organisations the chance to hear from the leading barristers on the latest legislative developments and landmark equality cases.   Speakers for 2017 Keynote Address  Judge Shona Simon   Pregnancy, maternity and parental rights Rachel Crasnow QC Discrimination because of religion or belief and sexual orientation discrimination Robin Allen QC Equal pay and age...
20 January 2017