All workers should be able to progress at work according to their ability. Discrimination pervades workplaces around the world, and is seen where workers are denied access to jobs or training, promotion or equal pay on the basis of their sex, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.
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The most recent documents available on this subject are:Responsible investment in Burma
TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady has written to Foreign Secretary William Hague ahead of the G8 Foreign Ministers' meeting that he is hosting in London next week. Her letter urges him to use the meeting's discussion of Burma to secure internatio...PDF version available for download
The recently adopted UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights represent a strong international consensus on how to tackle the global rise in business-related human rights abuses. To help bring them to life, the TUC has developed a set of re...
To mark the World Day for Decent Work, the TUC is releasing 'A decent job?': a report assessing the Department for International Development's (DFID) efforts to secure decent jobs for the world's poor. DFID scores just 25 out of 56 points based on cr...
On Monday, representatives of sex workers made a passionate and well-argued case for the recognition of their employment and human rights in a lively session on the margins of the XIX International AIDS Conference now being held in Washington DC.PDF version available for download
European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) General Secretary Bernadette Segol speaks to the TUC International Women's Day event 2012: 'I am happy and proud to be amongst you as the first woman General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederatio...PDF version available for download
TUC Deputy General Secretary Frances O'Grady opens the TUC event for International Women's Day 2012 with messages from around the world.PDF version available for download
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