Trades Union Congress


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Trades Union Congress (TUC)

the TRADE UNION federation to which most UK unions are affiliated. The TUC represents the trade union movement in dealings with government and formulates policy for the movement as a whole. Unlike some continental federations it has no direct role in COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, though on occasions TUC officials intervene in major INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES. The TUC can intervene in disputes (for example over membership between unions (see BRIDLINGTON RULES)). The TUC is governed by a General Council elected by constituent members in proportion to their membership.

Trades Union Congress (TUC)

a UK organization that represents the collective interests of member TRADE UNIONS in dealings with government and employers’ organizations and formulates general trade union policies.
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Another reason for the success of the tripartism in Singapore could be largely attributed to the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) being more macro-focused.
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When the British Trades Union Congress began to explore international contacts in the early part of this century, a natural link existed with the Dominions.
This year's Trades Union Congress will run until Wednesday at the BT Convention Centre on Kings Dock.
The Trades Union Congress said more than 200,000 people joined the march, with isolated scuffle breaking out across the city.
THE column written by Kevin Rowan, the regional secretary of the Northern Trades Union Congress, takes the biscuit ("Legal nit-picking that undermines the right to strike", The Journal, December 21).
The Wales Trades Union Congress should be congratulated for bringing this disparity to light.
Organised by the Trades Union Congress, the day is held to commemorate those employees who have died or been injured at work and to campaign towards securing better health and safety regulations.
Donated mobile phones and their chargers are being collected at the group's delegate meeting tomorrowdec 21st to be passed on to the Trades Union Congress in London for sending to the Middle East.
Pensions and public services are set to dominate this year's Trades Union Congress, which opens on September 8.
The Trades Union Congress is calling on the government to provide the extra funds to Advantage West Midlands, a Regional Development Agency (RDA), so it can be pumped into the struggling industry.
WORKERS rights were high on the agenda as Plaid Cymru sought to strengthen its links with the Trades Union Congress yesterday.