Resources for activists

Can you help organise activity for heartunions week in your own workplace or community and help showcase the good work unions do?
If you need heartunions material in Welsh, please contact wtuc@tuc.org.uk.

A guide to get you ‘Talking Union’

Last year over 3,000 union reps viewed the interactive ‘Talking Union’ guide. We’ve updated the guide to contain lots of tips and hints to help recruit new union members, with some extra ideas about how to recruit young members.
Interactive guide

 


Download this activist briefing document for background information about heartunions and suggestions on actions you can take during the week.

Download activist briefing (pdf)

 


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If you want to make sure that local people or other workers in your workplace know about the great work done by unions and reps why not organise a social meet up so they can find out about the latest workplace issues and what the union is doing for them.

Use this publicity A4 poster to advertise your event.

Download poster (pdf)


To aid recruitment during heartunions week the TUC has produced an A5 two-sided leaflet for you to use and distribute.

Download heartunions leaflet (pdf)
For bulk orders please use this order form (pdf) 

Welsh version (pdf)

 


This 8-page folded leaflet opens out to give a brief introduction to non-members about how unions can help everyone in the workplace.

Download pocket-sized leaflet (pdf)
For bulk orders please use this order form (pdf) or from our online shop 

 


Print out the heartunions speech bubble, write in your own words why you heartunions and send us your selfie to #heartunions.

 Heartunions speech bubble(pdf)

 


Or print out the heartunions logo and send us your selfies to #heartunions.

Download heartunions logo (pdf)

 


If you are producing materials for your union or branch, you can download guidelines for design:

Download design guidelines for heartunions week (pdf)
Download heartunions logos (zip)

 


UNIONS merchandise

Leaflets, posters and heartunions-themed pens, enamel badges, laptop stickers available from the regional and Welsh TUC offices. Please contact them directly if you are organising an union event and would like to order branded material.

You can also order larger quantities from the TUC online shop or email publications@tuc.org.uk. Here’s a list of items we have in the shop.

♥UNIONS enamel badge (2017 edition)

An enamel badge with pin clasp, size 40mm x 8mm, in the red, black and white branding of the campaign.

Order online or download the order form and email back to publications@tuc.org.uk


♥UNIONS ballpen (2017 edition)

A new pen for heartunions week 2017. A durable, white ballpen with red and black branding on the clip and barrel.

Order online or download the order form and email back to publications@tuc.org.uk


♥UNIONS t-shirts (Male, female and kids)

A range of shirts in a lightweight black cotton, a premium weight white cotton (fitted style), and a kids’ size, lightweight white cotton. All with the red and white campaign branding on the front

Order online or download the order form and email back to publications@tuc.org.uk


♥UNIONS emery board

A large size emery board printed both sides in the red, black and white branding of the campaign.

Order online or download the order form and email back to publications@tuc.org.uk


♥UNIONS baseball cap

The cap is black, with red and white campaign branding on the front.

Order online or download the order form and email back to publications@tuc.org.uk