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The most recent documents available on this subject are:Government welfare and spending cuts are having a devastating impact on disabled people, says TUC
Speaking later today (Wednesday) at the TUC's Disabled Workers' conference in London, TUC Assistant General Secretary Kay Carberry will warn that government welfare reforms and spending cuts are having a devastating impact on disabled people.
The collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory in Bangladesh provided an horrific, unpleasant reminder of the significant differences in labour and other standards in areas of the world in desperate need for economic development. The 1990s and early...
As amendments to the Equal Marriage Bill are discussed in parliament today (Monday), the TUC has called on MPs not to exempt public officials from recognising equal marriage.
The government's focus on showing how tough they are on migrant workers and people in receipt of benefits is either a clever distraction from the real issues or a politically prejudiced and vindictive assault on easy and vulnerable targets. With an ...
In this issue: * From the Regional Secretary * Women hit hardest * Around the Equalities Forums * Disabled Members Forum * Women's Committee * And don't forget the Blog...... * Contact the Midlands TUC:PDF version available for download
Responding to comments made by UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom, who told Radio Five Live's John Pienaar programme that women of a child bearing age shouldn't be employed because maternity rights are too 'draconian', TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
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