From the TUC
Grenfell Tower vigil

Grenfell exposes the true face of deregulation

21 Jun 2017, By

I think it is important that we do not rush to conclusions over the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower that has killed so many people in West London. The priority must be supporting residents who have lost their homes and comforting those who have lost loved ones. Many of those who lived, and died, in…

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Shop workers join the tour in Birmingham

Britain Still Needs A Pay Rise

07 Jun 2017, By

Over the past week, the TUC has been out across the country with one simple message – Britain Still Needs A Pay Rise. We’ve been driving around constituencies and stopping in town centres to talk to the wider public. This is a big election issue; what will politicians do for those whose pay has not…

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Iranian workers still fighting for justice

07 Jun 2017, By

My colleague Mehdi Kouhestani, who now works for the Canadian trade union movement, has provided this update on a three day long strike in Iran which demonstrates the struggles trade unionists in Iran have just getting wages paid (non-payment of wages is a problem in many countries, usually because it’s a get-rich-quick scheme for the…

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