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Excuse me, is this YOUR placard?

02 Aug 2011, By

You know that placard you spent literally multiple minutes doing the night before March For The Alternative? You know, the placard with all that Pritt stick and gel pen? Funny wasn’t it? Although after the march you callously discarded your half-drunken attempt at a uber-sophisticated political statement (e.g. Calling George Osborne an idiot), the Turner…

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25 years on from the Wapping strikes

28 Jul 2011, By

With a heightened interest in Rupert Murdoch and his empire, it’s handy the TUC are currently hosting a new exhibition: ‘News International Wapping – 25 Years on’ – The strike that made the modern media. The Wapping dispute marked the beginning of the end of Fleet Street, it was a turning point for the British…

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VIDEO: London Egyptian Embassy protest

08 Feb 2011, By

TUC and Amnesty supporters assembled at the Egyptian Embassy in London today, to hand over a letter to the Ambassador as part of the ITUC’s Day of Action in solidarity with Egyptian workers and protestors. This action is also part of the build up to an Amnesty / TUC / ITUC demonstration in Trafalgar Square…

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VIDEO: Ska against the cuts

26 Oct 2010, By

A lunchtime share for you. We’ve been humming along to this new tune from Captain Ska, a very catchy song in which the band let us know in no uncertain terms their views about the coalition government’s plan of public spending cuts.




VIDEO: TUC rally and lobby of Parliament

19 Oct 2010, By

Today’s TUC rally and lobby of Parliament was very well attended. Thousands attended to hear speakers at Methodist Central Hall, and to lobby their MPs. Here’s a quick video of some of the day’s activity.




links for 2010-03-05

05 Mar 2010, By

Temp staff in Asda supply chain win equal pay with union deal A significant success for UNITE's organising efforts in the food processing sector (tags: UNITE, organising)