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TUC gives the EU too much credit - and unions too little

19 April 2016
As union leaders gleefully jump into campaigning for the EU, Joseph Choonara says they are spinning against themselves

Protest in Cardiff says no to Tories' Trade Union Bill

08 March 2016
Around 500 people protested against the Tories’ Trade Union Bill in Cardiff last Saturday.

The best way to defend union rights is to strike like Lambeth library workers

09 February 2016
The TUC’s week of action against the Trade Union Bill began on Monday with plans for workers to hold workplace meetings and protests against the new anti-union laws.

EXCLUSIVE - leaked minister's letter shows Tory panic over Trade Union Bill

07 February 2016
A restricted government document leaked to Socialist Worker shows that the Tories are in disarray over their anti-union Trade Union Bill.

Draconian anti-union law isn’t going to resist itself

06 October 2015
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey offered last week to abandon opposition to a key section of David Cameron’s new Trade Union Bill.

TUC delegates welcome Jeremy Corbyn as a 'breath of fresh air' after conference speech

15 September 2015
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge to fight Tory austerity was greeted with rapturous applause by TUC conference delegates in Brighton today, Tuesday.

TUC debates Tory policies

15 September 2015
Union delegates at the TUC conference in Brighton debated how to oppose the Tory government on Monday of this week. One motion supported the aims of the Fast Foods Rights campaign. 

National Gallery strikers need real support from the TUC

15 September 2015
National Gallery strikers visited the TUC conference in Brighton on Tuesday of this week to raise support for their all-out strike.

TUC demands more than platitudes to take on the Tories’ latest attack

15 September 2015
Trade union leaders ratcheted up their rhetoric against the Tories’ new anti-union bill on Tuesday of this week at the annual TUC conference in Brighton.

New Tory anti union bill must be taken on

15 September 2015
The Tories chose to debate their new trade union bill as the TUC met in Brighton, writes Raymie Kiernan

Momentum is building for a mass anti-Tory demo on 4 October in Manchester

18 August 2015
Activists across Britain are gearing up for a week of protest outside the Tory Party conference in Manchester in October.

News in brief

18 August 2015
Fares rise faster than wages | No books for Birmingham libraries | DWP made up statements | Cops can't search

Let’s build a mass snub for Tories in Manchester this October

21 July 2015
A mood of resistance is building in Manchester ahead of the Tory Party conference, which will be held there in October.

TUC calls protest at Tory party conference in October

30 June 2015
The TUC has called a national demonstration outside the Tory Party conference in Manchester on 4 October.

TUC Black Members' conference reflects rage against racism

21 April 2015
Delegates from across the Labour movement gathered in London last weekend for the annual TUC black workers conference.

Build TUC 18 October protests and boost class confidence

16 September 2014
This autumn’s mass demonstrations against austerity on 18 October are now just four weeks away. They will come just days after huge public sector strikes.

Union leaders promise action at the TUC conference - now let’s hold them to it

09 September 2014
Trade unionists from across Britain gathered in Liverpool this week for the conference of the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Midlands TUC calls demo against Tory conference

26 August 2014
Midlands region TUC will hold a demonstration at the Tory Party conference in Birmingham on 28 September.

TUC backs Ritzy boycott

24 June 2014
Cinema workers at the Ritzy Picturehouse in south London staged their seventh strike in two months over pay last Saturday.

Women’s conference discusses austerity

11 March 2014
TUC women’s conference was set to begin on Wednesday of this week in central London. Delegates will discuss the Tory assault on working class women and resistance to it.

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