Wednesday, 15 May 2013

TULO - Trade unions affiliated to the Labour Party

TULO (The Trade Union and Labour Party Liaison Organisation) is the umbrella organisation that coordinates the activities of the 15 trade unions who affiliate to the Labour party.

For more information about TULO, the contact details of all affiliated trade unions or to get involved in campaigning around the issues that are of interest to trade union members visit:

The trade unions who are affiliated and details of what industries they represent are:

  • ASLEF - Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers - (railways – drivers, operational supervisors and staff)
  • BECTU - Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union - (broadcasting, film, video, theatre, cinema and related sectors)
  • BFAWU - Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union - (food)
  • COMMUNITY - (industries in and around steel, metal and textile communities)
  • CWU - Communication Workers Union - (post and telecommunications)
  • GMB - Britain’s General Union - (general workers in public and private sectors)
  • MU - Musicians Union - (performers, writers and teachers in the music industry)
  • NACODS - National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers - (mining)
  • NUM - National Union of Mineworkers - (mining) 
  • TSSA - Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association - (railways, London Underground, travel, haulage, shipping)
  • UCATT - Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians - (construction and building)
  • UNISON - The Public Service Union - (for all those providing services to the public whether employed in the public, private or voluntary sectors)
  • UNITE - (general workers in public and private sectors)
  • UNITY - (ceramics industry)
  • USDAW - Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers - (retail, distributive and related
  • industries)
  • GFTU – The federation for specialist unions, Its members include BECTU, BFAWU, COMMUNITY, MU, NACODS and UNITY.

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