The theme for the Trades Union Councils Programme of Work for 2016 to 2017 is 'Protect Jobs, Defend Living Standards'. It sets out a positive vision of trade unions as we know them to be: a democratic force for fairness in the modern workplace. It highlights the role that trades union councils play in developing and promoting trades unions and in campaigning on the core values of the TUC and the union movement.
The key areas of campaigning for the year are:
This programme of work has developed by the TUCJCC to ensure that trades union councils can identify their part in TUC campaigns and help implement the resolutions passed at the 2016 trades union councils conference.
Wales TUC has devolved responsibility within the TUC for all matters within the remit of Welsh government. Trades union councils in Wales will need to ensure that activities on devolved matters reflect the policy and priorities of the Wales TUC.