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The TUC has always been internationalist, working with unions throughout the world for social justice. In particular, the TUC has played a key role in advancing workers' rights in Europe and making the case for social Europe. We are affiliated to the world trade union body, the ITUC and the European TUC - both of which maintain up to date links to unions throughout the world.


Responding to the Supreme Court ruling today on the role of parliament in triggering Article 50, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
24 January 2017
Responding to the speech made by the Prime Minister today (Tuesday) on the UK’s exit from the EU, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
17 January 2017
Speaking today (Monday) ahead of the Prime Minister’s speech on Tuesday on her plan for Brexit, the TUC has called on the Prime Minister to pursue a strategy that protects the interests of Britain’s working people.
16 January 2017
Responding to the report today (Saturday) from the Select Committee for Exiting the European Union, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The Select Committee has made clear the need for staying in the single market.
14 January 2017
This is a TUC briefing on the communication by the European Commission on their proposals for occupational health and safety following the review of all directives.
11 January 2017
International Development Matters Issue number 160 January 2017 IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events. TUC NEWS TUC backs unions in Kazakhstan TUC: Solidarity with undocumented workers on #InternationalMigrantsDay 2016 OTHER INTERNATIONAL NEWS Death toll...
05 January 2017
TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady has written to the Kazakstan Ambassador as part of a global trade union campaign calling for the government to abandon attempts to deregister the national trade union centre, the CNTUK. There is a LabourStart campaign action that we are encouraging people to take, at https://www.labourstartcampaigns.net/show_campaign.cgi?c=3243
30 December 2016
The TUC has today (Friday) called on the Prime Minister to make clear to Britain’s bosses that any watering down of workers’ rights following Brexit is off the table. The TUC call follows the emergence of a letter sent to MPs by Simon Boyd, the head of REIDsteel, which details...
23 December 2016
The TUC and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) have today (Sunday) published an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on her to end the uncertainty for workers and businesses by confirming that the government will give current EU migrants a right to remain after Brexit.
18 December 2016
On Wednesday last week MPs from the cross-party Exiting the EU Select Committee heard evidence on how Brexit could affect the world of work, from the TUC’s Frances O’Grady, CBI’s Carolyn Fairbairn and former BCC Director turned Brexit campaigner, John Longworth. We’ve heard a lot of promises in recent months...
12 December 2016

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