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Durham Miners’ Gala is as important now as it was in the years when miners fought for justice and fairness in the workplace. The mines may have closed but unscrupulous practices, unfair wages and unsafe conditions in the workplace continues and while it does, the coming together to celebrate and...
07 July 2017
New figures for trade union membership published today (Monday) by the Office for National Statistics, show that the overall number of trade union members has increased. TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “It’s great news that more people are part of a trade union. Joining a trade union is the...
23 May 2016
This programme of work has been designed to ensure that trades union councils can identify the role they can play in TUC campaigns and help implement the resolutions passed at the 2015 trades union councils conference.
18 September 2015
Commenting on the publication today (Thursday) by the Office for National Statistics of annual data on industrial action, which show that the number of strikes in the UK remains at historic lows, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The official figures reflect the fact that trade unions only strike as...
16 July 2015
This conference takes place on Friday, 27th February at Congress House. The conference, called by the TUC National Unemployed Workers Centres Consultative Committee, aims to bring together trade unionists and the TUC unemployed workers centres - to challenge the consensus narrative on Welfare and develop the agenda for a fight-back...
29 January 2015
Pics pf 2014 Mids TUC Reps Awards Night
20 December 2014
Commenting on the latest annual trade union membership statistics, published today (Wednesday) by the Department for Business, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
28 May 2014
Coventry Trades Union Council plays host to the annual conference of the trades union councils which takes place this year at the Britannia Hotel, Fairfax Street, Coventry, on 12th and 13th May. The conference will be addressed by Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey as well as RMT General Secretary Bob...
03 May 2012
Leading Change is a 10-day package of training, discussion and support for senior trade union officers in leadership positions.
12 July 2011
Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC.
20 September 2009