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A trade union charity for working people in need throughout the world. It:

  • contributes to long term development programmes.
  • provides substantial humanitarian relief swiftly in emergencies.
  • assists through education the growth of independent trade unions.

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TUC Aid has contributed to long term development programmes, such as the child immunisation programme of UNICEF. It supported the victims of Tsunami in their efforts to re-build their lives following the devastation caused in parts of Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. It promotes human and trade union rights throughout the world. About TUC Aid

What can you do to help?

Check if your employer already operates a charities pay-roll giving scheme. If so, you can join by filling in a form (available from your employer) and you can then authorise deductions to TUC Aid. You can also donate on-line or make a contribution directly. Cheques should be made out to TUC Aid and sent to TUC, EUIRD, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LS. You can also now set up a regular donation using our standing order form. Please, send the completed Form to your Bank/Building Society, with copy to TUC Aid at the address above. For more information see donations

You can also download a flyer to display in your workplace/clasroom/union branch etc

International Development Matters Issue number 162 March 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 Aid: Disability Aid Abroad - 2016 report TUC Aid: Human and trade union rights in Somalia OTHER...
03 March 2017
TUC Aid and the Trade Union Unit Trust (TUUT) are supporting the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) to produce a second annual review of human and trade union rights in Somalia covering developments in 2016. The report will record and analyse information of trade union rights violations to raise...
18 February 2017
One of TUC Aid's longest standing partners is the Northern Ireland based Disability Aid Abroad, which also works closely with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. In particular, we have worked together on spreading the concept of Disability Champions through the East African trade union movement. Here is the 2016...
17 February 2017
In July, TUC Aid agreed to fund a project run by the Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (BOSHE) Foundation to raise awareness of ‘just transition’.
02 December 2016
Hurricane Matthew wrought devastation as it made landfall in Haïti on 3 and 4 October, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. Matthew has left Haïti in desperate need of aid. Public Services International (PSI) is calling on all affiliates to donate to the PSI Haiti Relief Fund. The funds will be...
02 November 2016
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events.
01 November 2016
TUC Aid continues to support the CTCP union, which organises self-employed workers in Nicaragua, in their work to recruit more women to the union and to encourage woman members to take up leadership positions.
15 August 2016
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events.
29 July 2016
TUC Aid has agreed to fund a project run by the Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (BOSHE) Foundation to raise awareness of ‘just transition’, the idea that the transition to a low or no carbon economy must be based on principles of social justice and involvement of trade unions...
25 July 2016
Read the report from UNISON on their delegation to Palestine and Israel in April 2016.
22 July 2016

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