Trade

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
View the gallery of pictures taken at Tolpuddle as festival goers made a stand with the Playfair 2012 giant torch calling on the Olympic Movement to Light the flame for workers' rights, while others took to our Olympic podium – highlighting who the winners and losers are in the Olympic Games.
19 July 2012
Featuring comedy from Isy Suttie and Paul Sinha, DJ set by Melstars:Music, plus music from Tricity Vogue's All Girl Swing Band, a debate with David Goldblatt, Anna Minton and Alan Tomlinson on the meaning of the Olympics, juggling by Rod Laver…and much more….
02 July 2012
TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber has joined an international civil society campaign to defend the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) from attempts by developed countries to restrict its mandate at UNCTAD's 13th conference next week.
22 April 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
The TUC has joined an International Trade Union Confederation lobbying campaign to secure support for a UN international arms trade treaty with a letter to the British Foreign Secretary, William Hague.
05 April 2012
The TUC is calling on the UK Government to ensure that no significant EU sanctions against Burma are lifted until forced labour and other serious human rights abuses have been addressed.
02 March 2012
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Articles for inclusion in International Development Matters should be sent to [email protected]
02 December 2011
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Articles for inclusion in International Development Matters should be sent to [email protected]
28 October 2011
Every day, about five workers, who may be members or non-members of the union, come to see me at the office....Most workers don't know about their workplace rights and fear their employer.
21 September 2011

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