Trade unionists are warning thousands of jobs in the South West are at risk from plans to cut the Ministry of Defence's £37 billion budget by up to a fifth...
Unskilled workers will bear the brunt of cuts to the skills budget and any watering down of the new right to request time off to train, the TUC warns today (Thursday) in its submission to the Government's Skills for Sustainable Growth consultation.
Commenting on GCSE results announced today (Tuesday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
This year saw over 25,000 union learning representatives (ULRs) trained since 1999. This working paper outlines the origins and development of union learning representatives in England. It examines how ULRs have been a central feature of government-s...PDF version available for download
Commenting on the Skills for Sustainable Growth consultation, launched today (Thursday) by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
Speaking at the education unions' rally and lobby of Parliament today (Monday), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: 'Wherever you look - from education to the NHS and criminal justice - services are being broken up, divided into competing pie...
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