Northern TUC

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The TUC's Northern region staff represent the TUC by supporting TUC campaigns and objectives and seeking the views of trade unions in the region. Here you can find out more about us, our work and our campaigns.

Fair Pay Fortnight, 16 Feb - 1 March

Fair Pay Fortnight, 16 Feb - 1 March 2015

From 16 February to 1 March 2015 the TUC is running Fair Pay Fortnight, a series of events across the country that will raise awareness about Britain’s cost of living crisis.

Working people in the UK are seeing their living standards squeezed harder and harder every year. The cost of energy, food and housing is soaring but wages aren’t keeping up.

That’s why we’re running Fair Pay Fortnight and that’s why Britain needs a pay rise. Find out what is happening in your area and join the campaign for fair pay and decent jobs.

Northern TUC Regional Campaign Plan 2013-2015

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The Northern TUC enjoys the benefit of well organised, cohesive, broad and deep engagement from a wide range of trade unions in the north east and Cumbria.

The Regional Campaign Plan seeks to support workers in struggle and to enable trade unions to continue to be a progressive force for good, making real and positive difference to working people in the region.

Poverty pay is a sad feature of modern day Britain. Work should be the route to a better life, but try telling that to millions of workers stuck in low-paid jobs. New analysis published by the TUC today shows that one nearly one in four workers in the North East...
23 February 2015
Listening to some ministers you could be forgiven for thinking that Britain’s cost of living crisis never happened and that we are, in the words of the George Osborne, “on the path to prosperity”. But the figures are clear. UK workers have endured the longest real wage squeeze since records...
16 February 2015
Whether it was dealing with the aftermath of terrorism in...
09 February 2015
In this issue: · Public Services Alliance · Fair Pay...
06 February 2015
Care workers looking after the most vulnerable people in the...
02 February 2015
At a time when most shares in Britain are held...
26 January 2015