From the TUC

Organising in Ireland

28 Apr 2008, By

Last week I spoke about the organising challenge in the UK to the Biennial conference of Mandate, the union for bar and retail workers in Ireland. Its the second event I’ve spoken at in Ireland during the last few weeks. The first was an event hosted by the NCI looking at prospects for union growth…

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Organising Academy Training

15 Apr 2008, By

As part of the development of the training programme, we are piloting two new courses during week commencing 12th May. The course outlines will be available on the TUC website www.tuc.org.uk/organisation from Friday of this week. To register your interest for either Organising Negotiations or CAC Procedures, can you please complete and return the form…

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Activist Academy

14 Apr 2008, By

One of the projects that I will be working on over the next 12 months will be setting up the TUC Activist Academy. The Activist Academy is being set up to increase the number of lay union reps accessing organising training, support the efforts of unions to engage lay activists in organising and recruitment activity…

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Welcome to TUC O&R Team Blog

11 Apr 2008, By

Via this blog, you can find out more about the day to day work of the TUC’s Organising & Recruitment Team. The team is headed up by Paul Nowak the TUC’s National Organiser and includes Liz Blackshaw, Director of the TUC Organising Academy, Tom Mellish, Organising Policy Officer and Carl Roper, National Training and Consultancy…

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Get on the bus to the G20 with the TUC activist academy

31 Jan 2008, By

To support the G20 mobilisation taking place in London on Saturday March 28th, 2009, the TUC Activist Academy will be running a weekend school for young trade union activists (those under 27 years of age) on Saturday February 28th and Sunday March 1st at Ruskin College Trade Union Education centre, Oxford. The aims of the…

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