From the TUC

Know a budding director? Send them this…

30 Jun 2009, By

We’ve produced a flyer to advertise our new TUC 60 Second Advert Contest – a challenge to anyone to make a YouTube video about the positive role of trades unions. You can download it in pdf form here. If you know anyone who likes online video, why not download a copy and send it on…

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Video competition launched today

29 Jun 2009, By

As you’ll have seen from previous posts (including the posts regarding the course ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ ) video sharing has become one of the most exciting parts of Internet culture. Trade unions have been quick to get involved. Sending out videos through YouTube, social networking sites, virals and blogs, unions have been able to get…

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Thoughts on the recession and union membership

25 Jun 2009, By

A few stats from this month’s TUC Recession Report raise more concerns about the potential impact of the recession on union membership. The number of people in involuntary temporary jobs – meaning that they’re doing these jobs because they can’t find permanent ones – is increasing, as is the number of people in involuntary part-time…

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I’ve won!

19 Jun 2009, By

This week I broke my 25 year barren patch in competition winning (last win was in 1984 when I won a Le Coq Sportif  Everton tracksuit) and scooped a Philosophy Football Jack Jones T-Shirt (see picture).  You can get the T-Shirt here from Philosphy Football – they cost £20.99 which includes a contribution to the…

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