North West TUC

The North West TUC represents nearly one million working people. We work closely with our affiliated unions to make sure the voice of North West workers is heard in the workplace, in our communities and in wider society.

Our annual workplan is determined by our Executive Committee made up of representatives of affiliated unions, drawing on policies debated at our Annual Conference held each year in the Spring.

Heartunions week 8 -14 February 2016

heartunions week, 8-14 February 2016

Join the week of action from Britain's unions. It is aimed at highlighting some of the great work done by reps and their unions across the country, and the damage that would be caused by the government's dangerous and divisive trade union bill. You can find out more and sign up to the campaign at

Speak out against the Government's Trade Union Bill

Protect the right to strike logo

As part of our campaign against the Government's trade union bill, that will see the introduction of ballot thresholds which threaten the basic right to strike, breaking of strikes by making the use of agency workers legal and restrictions on social media usage amongst many more changes, we will be hosting a series of public meetings. Find your nearest one here.  

Trade union leaders and the Interim Mayor for Greater Manchester today (Friday 18th December 2015) signed a protocol for joint working on workforce matters. The agreement has been reached after discussions between trade union leaders and the Mayor, with agreement from the Combined Authorities, to ensure a worker voice is...
18 December 2015
This Monday, 14 th December, marks the fourth annual national Postal Workers Day, celebrating the hard work and dedication of hundreds of thousands of women and men who collect, sort and deliver letters, parcels and packets for everyone everywhere. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) want to use the day to...
11 December 2015
The issue of immigration is never far from the headlines,...
24 November 2015
Workers from across the UK will join together from 12noon...
24 September 2015
The number of people working excessive hours in the North...
09 September 2015
More than seven in ten (71.6 per cent) women working...
09 September 2015