The Trades Union Congress (TUC) of the Ghana is the main umbrella organization for trade union activites in Ghana:
It is made up of eighteen affiliated national unions. These are autonomous bodies which pursuer 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).