Union Issues

The first North West Labour Film Festival comes to Liverpool from the 6th to the 9th of October. Hosted between Picturehouse at Fact in the city centre and The Plaza Cinema in Crosby, the four day festival will feature films, discussion and socialising to bring together many in our movement...
23 September 2016
Trade Union Share Owners (TUSO) have welcomed the announcement today (Tuesday) by Sports Direct that there will be an independent review of the company’s working practices and corporate governance.
20 September 2016
Commenting on reports that the Home Secretary will shortly announce a review of material on alleged police brutality at the 1984 Orgreave miners’ picket, to be followed by an official inquiry, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “For there to be confidence in the inquiry, it must be given the...
15 September 2016
The 2016 Trades Union Councils Conference was held on 4th and 5th June in Sheffield. This booklet contains all the resolutions that were passed at this year’s conference.
23 August 2016
The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work 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.
23 August 2016
81,000 workers went on strike in 2015 – the lowest ever number since records began in 1893, according to ONS data released today (Tuesday).
02 August 2016
Many vital rights at work in the UK are derived from EU law, guaranteeing things like paid leave entitlements, protections from being forced to work excessive hours, discrimination protections and rights for working mums-to-be. Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, we now have to decide what happens...
27 June 2016
Yorkshire and the Humber TUC campaign plan for 2016-17 is published.
22 June 2016
The TUC has today (Tuesday) welcomed the news that ministers are to drop controversial plans to allow police and intelligence agencies spy on union activity. TUC Deputy General Secretary Paul Nowak said: “We are pleased these proposals have been dropped, following a sustained campaign by unions and opposition MPs. State-sponsored...
07 June 2016
As part of the Committee on the Application of Standards’ consideration of the UK Trade Union Act 2016, Amanda Brown, NUT Assistant General Secretary and UK worker delegate to the Committee made the following speech.
07 June 2016