Trade

TUC Aid has joined hands with BananaLink in an initiative to support collective bargaining in the banana sector in Guatemala.
24 July 2013
Over 30 major retailers have signed a significant new union-backed safety accord for Bangladeshi textile workers. However Debenhams and GAP are still holding back from signing. Please help us ask them to change their mind.
20 May 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
The TUC's response to the BIS call for evidence on the EU internal market, part of the wider Government Review of the Balance of Competences between the EU and the UK. The TUC makes the case that the single market is not possible or acceptable without a social dimension.
15 February 2013
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events.
30 November 2012
The recently adopted UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights represent a strong international consensus on how to tackle the global rise in business-related human rights abuses. To help bring them to life, the TUC has developed a set of recommendations for the UK government and other actors under...
24 October 2012
To mark the World Day for Decent Work, the TUC is releasing ‘A decent job?': a report assessing the Department for International Development's (DFID) efforts to secure decent jobs for the world's poor. DFID scores just 25 out of 56 points based on criteria developed from the International Labour Organisation's...
07 October 2012
Fairtrade International and the ITUC, IUF and TUC have adopted a statement on workers' rights in Fiji. This version includes the expulsion of an ILO mission.
29 September 2012
The Playfair 2012 project and campaign aim to increase awareness about working conditions in global supply chains and mobilse consumer activism to affect change. The TUC is commissioning a study to assess impact and capture learning.
08 August 2012
Launched in 2007, the ongoing negotiations for an EU-India Free Trade Agreement (FTA) have thrown up a range of worrying issues for Indian and EU workers. This briefing note explains those concerns in more detail.
01 August 2012

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