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The Union Advent: 2 Dec

02 Dec 2009, By

Helping members access education and training is a key priority for unions. Each year the TUC (through its learning organisation, unionlearn) helps unions to get members access learning opportunities. In 2008 over 230,000 union members were helped into learning. These programmes cover everything from supporting workers who want to develop literacy, numeracy and ICT skills…

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The Union Advent(age): 1 Dec

01 Dec 2009, By

We’ve been working on a new document “The Union Advantage“, setting out the positive impact that trade unions have on the economy and our society. Some of the nuggets of information we’ve included are so good, we thought we’d share them with you, one at a time, as our very own advent calendar. So behind…

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A TUC message for Copenhagen

24 Nov 2009, By

TUC General Secretary, Brendan Barber, speaking on what trade unions want from a Copenhagen deal, and how the transition to a low carbon economy would benefit British workers. From the Government’s ACT ON COPENHAGEN website.

A union of Green

23 Nov 2009, By

The ITUC and Sustainlabour just released this short video showing commitment of unions around the world to fight against climate change in the run up to the Copenhagen climate change conference. Sustainlabor is an independent train union foundation that aims to bring trade unions into the climate change challenge. They have produced this jointly with…

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My Union Facebook application updated

06 Oct 2009, By

It’s been a while, but we’ve now updated the TUC Facebook application, My-Union. When Facebook released their new design, applications that were developed before were banished to the boxes page. Whilst the app still goes there by default now, clicking the little pencil button on its box header now lets you move it to your…

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