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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.


The TUC is calling on the government to respond to the migration figures published today (Thursday) by the Office for National Statistics with immediate action to better manage migration. TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The TUC has published a set of practical solutions that the government can quickly put...
25 August 2016
TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady has sent a message of condolence and solidarity to the Italian trade union movement after today's devastating earthquake (terremoto in Italian) in Central Italy.
24 August 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
Unions, employers and the government must redouble efforts to tackle the increase in racism following the vote to leave the EU, according to a new TUC report released today (Monday).
08 August 2016
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04 August 2016
The TUC has today (Thursday) published Managing migration better for Britain: what the government should be doing now, which proposes practical policies to address the concerns expressed by many voters before and during the EU referendum campaign.
04 August 2016
Download Managing migration better for Britain - Report (PDF) What the government should be doing now The EU referendum campaign gave a voice to communities who feel abandoned by globalisation, deindustrialisation and the pace of change. In many of those communities – often, but not always, outside London and the...
04 August 2016
Commenting on the publication today (Monday) of manufacturing survey data from Markit, which show a fall in manufacturing activity and an increase in job losses in the sector, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Today’s report of job losses in manufacturing is deeply concerning. It’s very clear now that the...
01 August 2016
It is vital that the TUC has a central role in the coming years of Brexit negotiations and discussions, so we can protect the interests of working people and their families. The TUC has published five tests that it is calling on the government to apply before triggering Article 50...
01 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

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