Delaying the extension of flexible working rights and maternity pay will undermine Government commitments to close the gender pay gap and end child poverty, the TUC warns as it opens the annual TUC Women's conference in Scarborough today (Wednesday).
Welcoming the Equality Bill in the Queen's Speech today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: "With the gender pay gap moving in the wrong direction, the Equality Bill is much needed. The decision to press ahead with extending the r...
Responding to the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) today (Friday), which shows that the full-time gender pay gap has increased 17.1 per cent and the part-time gender pay gap to 36.6 per cent, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
Commenting on a report on maternity pay published today (Monday) by Incomes Data Services (IDS), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
Welcoming the announcement today (Monday) that the government is going to crackdown on children's nurseries that are failing to pay their staff the National Minimum Wage, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: "Quality childcare requires a well p...
Working parents and teenage employees are to be better protected at work from this Sunday (6 April)
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