An inspired line-up of poets, performers and activists provided a healthy kick of Rhyme, Rhythm, and Reason to help celebrate this years' World Day for Decent Work, 7 October 2009.
09 October 2009
The Northern TUC is to use World Day for Decent Work (WDDW), which takes place today (Wednesday), to highlight the many skills that are currently being lost to the region's economy.
07 October 2009
'The international solidarity agreements made today by UCU with sister unions abroad are vital documents and a fantastic achievement,' said TUC Head of European Union and International Relations Owen Tudor at a UCU conference on building international solidarity in post-school education.
09 May 2009
Commenting on the Government's decision today (Wednesday) to keep the Workers Registration Scheme for workers from the A8 group of countries for a further two years, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
08 April 2009
The Home Office is currently considering the future of the Workers Registration Scheme which applies to A8 employees. The TUC has written to the Home Secretary outlining why it should be abolished.
20 March 2009
Responding to the Government's decision today (Thursday) to retain the current restrictions on employment rights for Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
18 December 2008
Three more trade unions have successfully submitted proposals to win funding, advice and training from the TUC's International Development Learning Fund (IDLF). The ALT, TSSA and the GMB's London and South East Region are now beginning projects that will end in the development of credible proposals to either DFID's Development...
30 October 2008
The TUC and the two Polish trade union confederations, Solidarnosc and OPZZ, are today (Thursday) signing an agreement to work closely to help and support Polish workers in the UK.
25 September 2008
While the Migration Advisory Committee has undoubtedly faced a tough job in developing a recommended list of 'skilled' workers, some of the choices are disappointing.
09 September 2008
At SERTUC's ‘International Conference' on Saturday, (14 June), trade unionists from London, the South East, the East of England and beyond will meet with trade unionists and international speakers from across the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing working people and their families in the world today. The...
09 June 2008