This is the home of the TUC's campaign against the Government's deep, rapid cuts in public spending.
TUC campaign to make case for radical economic reform
A jobs guarantee for young people, spreading the living wage across the public and private sectors, putting communities not profits at the heart of public services, and creating a stronger voice for workers in the management of companies are among the TUC's five key campaign priorities in the run up to the general election, according to its campaign plan published today (Wednesday).
Longer Term Decline in Education Standards to Follow
There is quite clear evidence that the less well off people are, the more they depend on public services. People from the least well off families are likely to endure the worst health outcomes, disadvantaged in this area even before birth as impoverished mothers are much more likely to give birth to low birth-weight babies; children from low income families are much less likely to achieve good quality educational outcomes; as a direct result of these two factors, children growing up in low-income households are much more likely to depend on welfare benefits when they reach adulthood. Read more...
UK Government regional pay plans could cost the Welsh economy £660 million
There is no evidence that the pay of teachers, nurses and dinner ladies is preventing Welsh firms from hiring staff, and UK Government plans to introduce regional pay rates for public servants could cost the Welsh economy £660 million a year, according to a report published by the TUC today.
Welsh Government supports Wales TUC on regional pay
Wales TUC warmly welcomes the continuing support from Welsh Government for our campaign against regional pay. Finance Minister Jane Hutt again called on the Tory/LibDem Westminster Goverment to halt their damaging plans
Government's local pay plans could cost local economies almost £10 billion a year
There is no evidence that the pay of teachers, nurses and dinner ladies is preventing local firms from hiring staff, and government plans to introduce regional pay rates for public servants could cost the economy almost £10 billion a year, according to a report published by the TUC today (Monday).
Rail Command Paper Briefing
This briefing paper provides our analysis of the proposals made in the government's Rail Command Paper, published in March 2012.
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