Trades Union Congress (@The_TUC )

Trades Union Congress

Bio The TUC exists to make the working world a better place for everyone
Location United Kingdom
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Following 1,4K
Account created 18-06-2009 11:00:57
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Android : And there's more:

14.00 Making our digital mobilisation more effective
14.00 Tackling far right ideology
15.00 Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival

Last chance to sign up👇🏾#Organise2020

tuc.org.uk/sign-organise-…

Android : Today's the last day of #Organise2020✨

Here is what's on:

10.00 Using online petitions to engage and organise
11.00 Women, health & safety, and organising
13.00 Lessons from a joint union organising campaign
13.00 How to find the next generation of activists?

Twitter Web App : Credit where credit is due

@FrancesOGrady says Rishi Sunak deserves credit for listening to unions regarding job schemes. But the real risk is the rising tide of redundancies and the issue that there is not enough targetted support for industries in trouble.

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Twitter Web App : This report shows that the five week wait for Universal Credit is pushing families into debt. That is not right.

The government must end the five week wait now. It is causing needless stress and hardship.

theguardian.com/society/2020/j…

Twitter Web App : From the cars we drive, to the bridges we cross.

From @WembleyStadium to the Angel of the North.

From our pots and pans, to our baked bean cans.

Britain, #WeNeedOurSteel

Sign and share the petition: weneedoursteel.uk

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Twitter Web App : Job losses:

🔻 12,000 British Airways
🔻 5,000 Upper Crust
🔻 4,000 Boots
🔻 1,900 Cafe Rouge
🔻 1,700 Airbus
🔻 1,300 John Lewis
🔻 1,300 EasyJet
🔻 1,000 Pret A Manger

The govt can't stand by while thousands lose their jobs

We need fast & targeted action to save livelihoods

Twitter Web App : And there's more:

16:00 Organising on Mental Health
16:00 Creating a culture of innovation at any level
17:00 Amazon: global union organising

Find out how to sign up here👇🏾#Organise2020

tuc.org.uk/sign-organise-…

Twitter Web App : Afternoon #Organise2020 sessions:

13.00 Organising on the Climate Crisis and Just Transition
13:00 Unions in an age of digital disruptors
14:00 Spotlight on women organisers
15:00 Building International Solidarity and organising
15:00 Building leadership with conference calls

Twitter Web App : Today on #Organise2020 we've got some stimulating sessions💡

What's on offer:

10.00 Plenary: Building stronger unions around the globe
11.00 Online organising: lessons from Australia
12:00 The future of unions reps education
12:00 Online organising: lessons from the movement

Twitter Web App : Due to a technical fault (broadband is down), the #Organise2020 big night in has been postponed until 7.30pm on Saturday. All other details remain the same. Sorry if you were looking forward to it tonight and hope we'll see you Saturday instead! facebook.com/tradesunioncon…

Twitter Web App : Covid-19 has shown how fragile our public services are & our unfair our economy is.

But during this time unions have played a vital role in protecting jobs.

Now more than ever, we need to build a bigger, stronger & more diverse movement.

morningstaronline.co.uk/article/reason…

Android : And there's more...

14.00 Successful peer to peer digital campaigns
15.00 Plenary: Organising against the far right & challenging racism internationally

If you haven't signed up already, you can do here👇🏿

tuc.org.uk/Organise2020

Android : #Organise2020

What the afternoon looks like:

12.45 Engaging young workers
12.45 Organising activists for media work
13.00 Union wins during the Covid-19 crisis
13.00 Organising in Trade Union Education
14.00 Getting creative with Health & Safety

Android : We're kicking off #Organise2020 today with a packed programme of diverse topics 🔥

Here's what the morning looks like:

11.00 - Plenary: Winning for Working People
11.45 - The state of the unions and the challenges we face
11:45 - Running effective webinar and online events

Android : Retailers losing over £1bn a week in sales. 1.6m retail workers on furlough. No word from the Chancellor today for our high streets in crisis. The govt needs a plan for retail - unions & employers stand ready to help.

Twitter Web App : There could be 4 million unemployed in the UK by the end of the year.

To avoid that, we need more than gimmicks from the government.

We need good quality jobs, a right to retrain for all workers, and proper investment in public services. tuc.org.uk/blogs/far-more…

Android : I was interested in that food voucher stunt...

The General Secretary of Trades Union Congress tells #bbcwato, about the Chancellors Eat Out to Help Out scheme.
Frances OGrady adds if you really want to boost consumption, weve got to get wages rising again

bbc.in/2O5lStj

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