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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

The Troublemaker - Thatcher’s Tories covered up the tainted blood scandal

31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.

Corbyn’s TUC conference speech gives workers confidence to fight Tories

12 September 2017
Jeremy Corbyn injected hope of winning against the Tories into the TUC union federation conference

Brexit test not over after May wins key vote

12 September 2017
The Tories are divided, Jeremy Corbyn is contradicting himself and the trade union leaders are deeply confused

Union leaders slam pay cap at TUC conference—now turn words into action

11 September 2017
Anger at the Tories’ public sector pay cap dominated debate at the Trade Union Congress conference in Brighton today, Monday.

Bosses, not migrants, push down wages—unions must defend freedom of movement

10 September 2017
Delegates at the TUC union federation conference considered trade unions’ response to Brexit yesterday, Sunday—and came up with a confused position.

We still need a pay rise, says TUC—but we’ll need a bigger fight to get it

08 August 2017
The TUC union federation has called a major lobby and rally of parliament on 17 October “to tell our MPs that Britain’s dedicated public servants need a pay rise”.

Arrogant Tories have robbed our wages with public sector pay cap

18 July 2017
Chancellor Philip Hammond is not denying reports that he told his cabinet colleagues that public sector workers are “overpaid”.

Southern Rail deal should be rejected

07 February 2017
Southern Rail are proposing a deal to end the long dispute with Aslef and RMT unions but the promises fall well short of what is needed.

TUC congress delegates pass motions opposing austerity and racism

13 September 2016
The TUC bureaucracy was pessimistic about the prospects of defending workers' rights at conference in Brighton this week.

TUC Congress - unions must break the law to defend workers' rights

13 September 2016
This year’s TUC congress in Brighton came after the Tories passed their Trade Union Act in May. 

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