TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady
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TUC 'ready' to co-ordinate industrial action

9 September 2013 Last updated at 23:03 BST

Britain's biggest unions have supported the idea of coordinated industrial action as part of a campaign against the government's cap on public sector pay.

A motion backed by delegates at the TUC conference in Bournemouth also calls for unions to work together towards the abolition of so-called 'zero hours' contracts.

John Moylan reports.