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Union leaders aren’t doing enough to unite workers in action

Union leaders aren’t doing enough to unite workers in action If the ambitions of the trade union movement are going to be realised then we need to go beyond sectional battles

TUC congress backs Stand Up To Racism unity demonstration against racism and fascism

TUC congress backs Stand Up To Racism unity demonstration against racism and fascism The Trades Union Congress has unanimously passed a motion backing an anti-racist and anti-fascist demonstration in November.

Fighting unions are needed to beat May

Fighting unions are needed to beat May TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady challenged Theresa May to call a general election after accusing the Tories of “bankrupting” public services and doing “absolutely nothing” to help workers

Trade unions join call for ‘People’s Vote’ on Brexit

Trade unions join call for ‘People’s Vote’ on Brexit TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady fought to shift the union federation this week behind growing calls led by the right and big business for a “People’s Vote” on Brexit.

We need a fightback and a general election, not ‘People’s Vote’

We need a fightback and a general election, not ‘People’s Vote’  TUC union federation general secretary Frances O’Grady joined growing calls led by the right and big business for a “People’s Vote” on a Brexit deal on Sunday. 

Unions must lead action against the Tories

Unions must lead action against the Tories There is a glaring gap between the scale of the Tory crisis and the level of resistance from unions.

The TUC—Managing Workers’ Anger

04 September 2018
The TUC union federation is celebrating 150 years. Workers have won many gains through their unions—but their leaders have little to be proud of, writes Sadie Robinson

Brexit collaboration between unions and bosses is bad news for workers

27 June 2018
Whatever you think the way forward for workers is over Brexit, you can be sure it won’t come from collaboration between the unions and the bosses.

Young workers hit hard, says new TUC study

03 June 2018
A series of figures have shown the heavy price of austerity on workers’ living standards.

Tens of thousands join TUC march. Now build for strikes

12 May 2018
It was important to take to the streets, but more will be needed to beat the Tories

Anger over pay on TUC march as workers protest against the Tories

12 May 2018
Tens of thousands of people have joined the TUC union federation march in London for a “new deal for workers”.

Tories won’t be toppled unless we push harder

08 May 2018
Crisis after crisis piles on top of Theresa May. For all the moaning of right wing Labour MPs, the Tories lost the local elections in England last week.

Corbyn to join TUC protest on 12 May

24 April 2018
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced he will speak at the Trades Union Congress anti-austerity demonstration on Saturday 12 May in London.

March—and then strike

17 April 2018
The Trade Union Congress demonstration in London on 12 May could be a real boost to the resistance against Theresa May’s rotten government.

Privatisers hand shareholders millions, but ex-Carillion workers’ jobs are on the brink

16 April 2018
Companies handed public services by successive governments have given increasing amounts of cash to shareholders, a new survey shows.

Half a million children in poverty because of Tory pay and benefit cuts

14 February 2018
One in seven children of public sector workers will be living in poverty by the end of March, unions have warned.

Fight the Tories to win workers’ rights

05 February 2018
A new battle over zero hours contracts and other work practices is set to take off  

Workers in Britain set for biggest pay cuts of 32 most advanced economies

02 January 2018
Workers in Britain will suffer the biggest pay cuts of the world’s 32 most advanced economies in 2018, according to the TUC union federation.

Reports show the greed of the bosses

21 December 2017
Three reports underline how the decline of union membership and militancy is allowing many bosses to grab more from workers.

It will take action to win on pay

05 December 2017
Local government employers have offered a million council workers in England and Wales a 2 percent “rise” for each of the next two years

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