Wales TUC Cymru

About the Wales TUC

The Wales TUC is the voice of Wales at work. With over 50 affiliated trade unions, the Wales TUC represents nearly half a million workers. We campaign for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad.

All Wales Equality Network

The Wales TUC all Wales equality network has been set up for trade union equality representatives and other union representatives with an interest in promoting equality in the workplace.  If you would like and receive a monthly newsletter containing equality related news, resources, research and events please email [email protected] to sign up to the network.

Better Jobs Closer to Home

Wales TUC – powered by Welsh trade unions – has launched the Better Jobs, Closer to Home campaign to demand change for communities where poverty and disadvantage are all too common.

As fresh austerity measures and cuts to benefits from the UK government threaten our most deprived communities with unjust hardship, Wales TUC is campaigning for a plan for a strong local economy powered by decent work.

The Welsh Government has new powers to ensure that public investment in our services directly creates good jobs, where they are needed most. Welsh trade unions are now calling on politicians to commit to using these powers so that investment is committed to the valleys with organisations who employ disadvantaged and disabled people on decent wages and good conditions. This means creating good jobs for young people, lone parents, adults without qualifications and the long term unemployed among others. A radical move to create actual opportunities for those shut out of the jobs market.

But it doesn’t stop there. Wales can’t prosper while the valleys struggle so now is the time support the area with a genuine mix of exciting opportunities allowing people to get on without having to get out. Major projects like the South Wales METRO, for instance, should be maximised with a headquarters located in the valleys. 

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Neath Port Talbot Council has become the first organisation in Wales to formally sign a voluntary charter which aims to secure the rights of workers diagnosed with a terminal illness. The TUC’s ‘Dying to Work’ campaign is asking organisations to sign a charter which sets out an agreed process to...
19 May 2017
Reacting to the news of the sad passing of Rhodri Morgan, Wales TUC General Secretary Martin Mansfield said: "This is very sad news for the Morgan family and for us all. "Rhodri was a huge figure in Welsh and UK politics, he moved devolution away from a very limited contested...
18 May 2017
Responding to the publication of the Welsh Government’s Bill designed...
16 January 2017
New official figures published today (Wednesday) by the Office for...
26 October 2016
Fifty years ago today at 9:15am a massive spoil tip...
20 October 2016