Organising and Representation

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Globalisation means that effective protection of workers' rights in the UK requires work at an international level, with fellow trade unionists, engaging with transnational corporations, the UK and other governments and transnational bodies such as the European Union, the UN, International Financial Organisations and the World trade Organisation.

The TUC is keen to develop an international organising model, working closely with other trade union centres and international confederations and helping develop links between unions in different countries to defend workers'rights and to ensure that they are recruited, represented and organised

The Wales TUC has today (Tuesday 18 th July 2017) welcomed the passing of a major new law designed to protect and promote partnership working within the Welsh public sector. Commenting on today’s Senedd vote on the Trade Union (Wales) Bill, Wales TUC General Secretary Martin Mansfield said: “The Welsh...
19 July 2017
The TUC has called on the government of Bangladesh to end its repressive campaign against trade union activists.
15 February 2017
In May, the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) completed the set of training courses run for the TUC Aid programme to promote women’s leadership in Bangladesh. To gauge the effectiveness of the programme, an evaluation was conducted into the programme by the Danish union federation 3F which has offices in...
20 November 2015
In a letter to the Swaziland High Commission in London, the TUC has condemned the suspension of the two national trade union centres and a number of statutory bodies in Swaziland on 8 October 2014.
13 October 2014
Report of the TUC delegation to the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) world congress in Berlin in May 2014.
14 June 2014
To coincide with the publication of "The Global Development Crisis" by Ben Selwyn of Sussex University, in which he makes the case for 'labour-centred development', the TUC is sponsoring a debate on the evening of Thursday 23 January 2014.
15 January 2014
UN staff union briefing on the campaign to restore negotiating rights.
27 October 2013
The TUC is joining unions from across the globe in calling on South Korean President-elect Park Geun-hye to address a range of serious and ongoing labour rights concerns when she takes office on 25 February 2013.
22 February 2013
TUC Assistant General Secretary Kay Carberry's speech to Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) on the situation in South Africa's mining industry
03 November 2012
In a letter to Andrew Mitchell, Secretary of State for International Development, the TUC has asked the UK Government to support the ITUC position at the forthcoming UNCTAD XIII in Doha, Qatar.
16 April 2012