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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.

On Wednesday 8 July, the European Parliament is likely to take an important vote on the controversial TTIP trade agreement between the EU and the US (Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership). But a last-minute compromise deal poses a real risk that our MEPs give away too much at this important...
02 July 2015
International Development Matters Issue 142 June 2015 IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events. TUC NEWS TUC welcomes Rana Plaza compensation fund finally reaching target $30 million TUC continues to support the fight against union...
25 June 2015
The TUC has today (Wednesday) written to David Cameron urging him not to jeopardise the rights of British workers in his bid to renegotiate Britain’s membership of the EU.
24 June 2015
TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady, will call time on ‘zombie trade deals’, when she addresses the European Commission Trade Policy Day in Brussels today (Tuesday).
23 June 2015
Ahead of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron, the Irish Congress and the TUC have joined in opposing any agenda that would see worker protection eroded.
18 June 2015
On the occasion of the meeting between Prime Ministrs Renzi and Cameron on Wednesday 17 June, Italian and British trade unions join in opposing Prime Minister Cameron’s agenda for Europe
17 June 2015
TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady, will raise concerns about the prospect of an EU stripped of workers’ rights in her meeting today (Wednesday) with the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz MEP.
17 June 2015
This interactive guide (eNote) is a short, self-study module about key migration issues. By completing this eNote you will: Identify common misconceptions regarding migration See the benefits that migrants bring to the workforce and the country as a whole See why it is important to tackle employers who exploit migrant...
16 June 2015
The TUC urges MPs to ensure as many people as possible can vote in the EU referendum, including votes at 16, British citizens living abroad regardless of how long they have been out of the country, and all EU citizens living and paying taxes in Britain. The TUC briefing also...
14 June 2015
The TUC has today (Wednesday) called on the Prime Minister to come clean about his plans for re-negotiating rights for working people set out originally under the European Social Chapter. When asked during Prime Minister’s Questions if the Social Chapter would be up for re-negotiation, David Cameron said that he...
10 June 2015