Sign up to TUC Congress fringe events

Here's the bumper fringe programme TUC have lined up for participants this year. There are over 30 fantastic fringe events, including the impact of Covid-19, tackling racism, climate change, pay and pensions, international solidarity and plenty more. Take a look below and sign up today.

Please note that unless stated fringe events are organised externally. The TUC is not responsible for the content of fringe events.

Sunday 12 September

12pm Jobs, workers’ rights and Brexit from the Labour Movement for Europe 

12pm Social care: a new deal for the workforce from the TUC  

5.45pm Fighting back against the far right for LGBT+ equality  from the TUC LGBT+ committee 

6pm Labour's Trade Policy: Putting Workers First with Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade  

6.30pm Bringing Climate Justice and Worker Solidarity to COP26 from the Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Group 

6.30pm A New Deal for Workers from the Institute of Employment Rights and the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom 

6.45pm Tackling Structural Racism at Work from TUC Anti-Racism Taskforce  

Monday 13 September

12.30pm Nurses not Nukes: Nuclear Disarmament in the Age of Covid-19 from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament  

12.30pm New Opportunities for Trade Union Education from GFTU 

12.30pm Climate Jobs now: Skills, Training and Union Rights to Meet the Climate Emergency from the Greener Jobs Alliance 

12.30pm Fighting for Justice - Fair Pay for Key Workers from the Trade Union Coordinating Group 

12.30pm The Algorithmic Workplace: Collective Power in an Age of Technological control from the TUC, in partnership with Prospect and Unison 

5.30pm Covid-19 and Trade Unions: Lessons from Israel and the UK from Britain-Israel Trade Union Dialogue (BITUD) 

5.30pm A Champion of Dignity at Work: The TUC in the Citrine Era from the History and Policy Trade Union and Employment Forum 

5.30pm Has First Past the Post worked for workers? from Politics for the Many 

5.30pm Stop fire-and-rehire from the TUC, supported by the Trade Union Co-ordinating Group 

6.30pm Is it Time for a Living Pension? from the TUC 

6.45pm Solidarity with Cuba - Resisting 60 years of Blockade and Intervention from the Cuba Solidarity Campaign 

6.45pm Make Bosses Pay: Why we need Unions hosted by the TUC and welcoming Eve Livingston, author of the new book 

Tuesday 14 September

12.30pm How to talk about the economy from CLASS, the Centre for Labour and Social Studies 

12.30pm Solidarity with the Kurdish People and the Need for Peace and Democracy from the GFTU 

12.30pm Trade Unions Resisting State Violence in Colombia from Justice for Colombia 

12.30pm Pensions - After Years of Being Ripped Off, Time for a Fightback from the Public and Commercial Services Union 

12.30pm Can Tech Help Boost Worker Power? from the Resolution Foundation 

12.30pm COVID Public Inquiry - Delay, Scope and Process from Thompsons Solicitors 

12.30pm The Harmful Gambling Workplace Charter- A Trade Union Issue and Resource  from Unite 

12.30pm Garment Workers: Still Paying the Price for the Pandemic from War on Want 

1.30pm Future-Proof Every Workplace: How Trade Unions can Lead a Just Climate Transition in Every UK Industry from the TUC 

5.30pm Palestine: from Apartheid to Freedom, Justice and Equality from PSC, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign 

5.30pm Achieving gender equality in pensions from Prospect 

5.30pm Climate and Workers Crisis: Building a Programme to Transition to a Just Economy from the Trade Union Co-ordinating Group 

5.30pm Long Covid and Women’s Health and Safety in the Workplace from the TUC 

6.45pm After Covid: Rebuilding the Arts and Culture Sector from the Artists' Union England (AUE) 

6.45pm Why we Need 'The Right To Food' from BFAWU 

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