TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady has today (Friday) written to the President of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) Sdumo Dlamini to express the sadness and condolences of the British trade union movement over the death of Nelson Mandela.
TUC General Council international spokesperson Sally Hunt, General Secretary of the UCU, made the following remarks in moving the General Council statement on solidarity with South African miners and unions.
Women workers around the world are celebrating International Women's Day on 8 March 2012. Here are some of the statements they have issued, many of which will be profiled at the TUC's International Women's Day event on Women and austerity: impact and resistance.
Solidarity messages for the Save Our NHS - 7 March Rally from 9 health and other public sector unions in Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Korea, Norway, South Africa, Sweden and Zimbabwe, collected by Unison.
1 December 2010 “It begins by protesting the cancellation of NGO interventions in the opening plenary yesterday….. the struggle to keep definite space for civil society engagement was unsettling enough. But this was doubly so when word about the disappearance of just transition from the negotiation texts got confirmed.” Kingsley...
Thanks to a new agreement between the TUC and Trades Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (“TUAC”) , developing and emerging country trade unions have a better chance of influencing decisions that affect billions of poor workers worldwide.