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The most recent documents available on this subject are:Shared parental leave plans welcome but should do more for parents
The TUC welcomes the government's plan to introduce shared parental leave, but is calling for broader eligibility and better support for parents to overcome the very low levels of take-up predicted.
Responding to new official statistics published today (Friday) which show that the number of unpaid carers has increased by 600,000 since 2001, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
TUC response to plans announced by the government today (Tuesday) to reform childcare provision.
The Care to Learn grant was introduced in 2004 with the aim of narrowing education inequalities and encouraging more young mothers into education, employment and training. In 2008/09, 8,000 young parents claimed Care to Learn to enable them to contin...PDF version available for download
Commenting on government plans to oppose the extension of fully paid maternity leave to 20 weeks at a meeting of the EU Employment Council (EPSCO) in Brussels today (Monday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
Commenting on the Women and Work Commission report published today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
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