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.
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:
The South West TUC is appealing for companies to put the lessons learned on flexible working arrangements during the bad weather to good use all year round.
Responding to the annual pay figures published today (Thursday) by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
Commenting on the Women and Work Commission report published today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
'This economic crisis was created by a small number of male bankers; and ordinary women should not be made to pay the penalty for their recklessness.'
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