ABOUT THE TUC

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) of Ghana is the main umbrella organization for trade union activities in Ghana:

It is made up of eighteen affiliated national unions. These are autonomous bodies which pursue their own activities but within the frame-work of their constitutions and their areas of legally accepted jurisdiction.


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BRIEF INTRODUCTION

HISTORY

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) of  Ghana is the main umbrella organization for trade union activities in Ghana:

It is made up of eighteen affiliated national unions. These are autonomous bodies which pursue their own activities but within the frame-work of their constitutions and their areas of legally accepted jurisdiction.

The TUC is the official mouthpiece of unionized labour in its dealing with government and with the employers association.It is non-political. Its 1992 constitution debars all elected officials from identifying with any political party.It has its headquarters at the Hall of Trade Unions in Accra and currently has a membership of about five hundred thousand (500,000).

OBJECTIVE

To unionise all workers in Ghana under a united trade union movement.To secure social, political and economical justice in Ghana and ensure that works benefit  from these through collective action.To support efforts of affiliated unions to improve wages, shorten hours of work and create better conditions of service at work places.To assist affiliated unions to undertake collective bargaining on behalf of workers.To support the promotion of work efficiency and improve productivity at work places.


To protect, strengthen, preserver and develop  traditions and institutions of democracy and to secure fully the rights and liberties of workers. To promote national freedom, human rights and world peace.To ensure the ratification and application of ILO and other international conventions with the view of harmonizing world labour practices sensitising public opinion, both locally and world-wide in favour of acceptable trade union practices.

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