Trades Union Congress


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Trades Union Congress

the major association of British trade unions, which includes all the larger unions
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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.
As General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in the UK, John Monks has the necessary high profile and experience of dealing with trade union issues at national level to take on the challenges and responsibilities offered by the job at ETUC.
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.
FIGURES published by the Trades Union Congress reveal almost 150,000 workers in Wales work more than 48 hours a week.
The new federation showed precocious sophistication, presenting the government's Wages Commission with a lively memorandum on the expenses of the city worker and providing a copy to Britain's Trades Union Congress (Federation of Arab Trade Unions and Labour Societies, FATULS), Memo to Wages Commission, MSS.292/956.9/3, 31 December 1942, Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick, hereafter MRC).
In her book, The TUC Overseas: The Roots of Policy, Marjorie Nicholson has examined in detail the efforts of one of the world's great trade union institutions, the Trades Union Congress (TUC), to build a base of trade unionism in the British colonies.
Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) secretary-general J.
The Trades Union Congress in Brighton voted for co-ordinated action and campaigns to end the "cruel" cap.
Stephen Boyd, of the Scottish Trades Union Congress, said he is concerned for the economy, jobs and wages.
The launch of the Birkenhead centre will be attended by Paul Nowak, the assistant general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), and region secretary of Unite Mick Whitley.
But Scottish Trades Union Congress deputy general secretary Dave Moxham said: "It is an attempt to throw some tacks in the road.