The Singapore National Trades Union
Congress (NTUC) is made up of unions in the industrial, service and public sectors representing over 650,000 workers in Singapore (Singapore Tripartism Forum, 2014).
That is why we work in partnership with trades unions
, who play a vital role in representing their members' interests on a wide range of issues, including developing their skills and helping the organisation to manage change.
WITH the Tories' abrasive attitude towards trades unions
and the determination of the unions, clashes will be inevitable if the Tories assume Government again.
This is supplemented by regular short training programmes run by the employing trade union, by the Trades Union
Congress (TUC), or by commercial training organisations.
The reality is that in the early 20th century the trades union
movement founded the Labour Party, and not the other way round.
Indeed in industry generally even high profile campaigns--like that of the Trades Union
Congress's promotion of holidays with pay between the wars--could still be sublimated by the priority of wages.
Congress (TUC), The Future of Workplace Safety Representatives, TUC, London, October 1995.
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.