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The TUC has always been internationalist, working with unions throughout the world for social justice. In particular, the TUC has played a key role in advancing workers' rights in Europe and making the case for social Europe. We are affiliated to the world trade union body, the ITUC and the European TUC - both of which maintain up to date links to unions throughout the world.


Policy makers, legal experts and rail trade unions are meeting in Brussels today (Thursday) to discuss how Europe’s decision makers can learn from the experiences of Britain and Sweden on the railways. The meeting comes as the European Union prepares to debate the latest draft measures in the "Fourth Rail...
28 May 2015
International Development Matters Issue 141 May 2015 IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events. TUC News Nepal earthquake appeal TUC Aid update- Bangladesh: Training Women to Take Leadership Roles in Garment Unions TUC Aid supporting...
27 May 2015
The European Parliament is going to vote soon (maybe as early as 8 June) on a resolution on the controversial TTIP trade agreement between the EU and the US (the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership). MEPs won't decide on TTIP directly, but this vote is a crucial opportunity for our...
27 May 2015
The European Parliament will vote soon on a resolution on the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP). The TUC believes this is a crucial opportunity for MEPs to hold the European Commission to account and make clear that they must negotiate trade deals in the public interest, not for private...
27 May 2015
Responding to calls today (Wednesday) by business leaders for greater employment flexibility to be part of the government’s EU re-negotiation objectives ahead of an EU referendum...
20 May 2015
62 workers may lose their lives for each game played during Qatar’s 2022 World Cup, a tournament likely to be sponsored by FIFA partner companies Coke, VISA, McDonald’s, Adidas, Kia and Hyundai. Without sponsorship, this multi-billion dollar tournament couldn’t take place. Email the CEOs of sponsor companies now to speak...
18 May 2015
The TUC held an event in April at Congress House to showcase the work that took place during the TUC Migration Messaging project. Campaign group members presented their work through presentations, videos, discussions and the launch of the project's evaluation booklet to an audience of trade unions, migrants' rights groups,...
13 May 2015
Filmmakers Rainbow Collective have made the documentary UDITA (ARISE) about the struggles of women trade unionists in the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) in Bangladesh over the last five years. This includes the horrors of the Rana Plaza facotry collapse in 2013, which left over 1200 workers dead, as well...
07 May 2015
The TUC is requesting affiliates, union members and the general public to make donations to the appeals set up by the Nepal Trades Union Congress (NTUC), Global Unions (UNI, PSI, BWI and EI), GEFONT, the Disasters Emergency Committee and the British Red Cross to help victims of the Earthquake in...
05 May 2015
TUC Aid is helping to finance a training programme for women trade unionists in Tunisia through their trade union centre the UGTT.
01 May 2015

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