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Government changes to the Transfer of Undertakings and Protection of Employment (TUPE) will drive down pay and conditions for hundreds of thousands of workers and make privatisation cheaper and quicker, warns the TUC as the new legislation comes into effect today (Friday).
31 January 2014
The TUC has today (Wednesday) called on employers to ensure that workers do not lose out on the royal wedding bank holiday, and on the government to change the law so that everyone can enjoy the Queens diamond jubilee bank holiday next year.
20 April 2011
the right to request flexible working to parents of all children and to consult on extending it to all workers, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
30 September 2010
The new Pay and Work Rights Helpline can provide information, advice and receive complaints about potential breaches of basic pay and work rights, including the national minimum wage and agency standards. It provides the gateway to statutory enforcement agencies.
27 April 2010
Welcoming the Government's announcement today (Wednesday) of a register to name people or employers who fail to pay employment tribunal awards, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
01 April 2009
Thanks to union campaigning and government action, the 2007 Christmas and Boxing Day bank holidays are the first that scrooge bosses won't be able to count against the European minimum of four weeks paid holiday.
24 December 2007
Commenting on the outcome of today's meeting of Europe's Social Affairs Council, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
05 December 2007
Useful advice as to whether the new age laws prevent colleagues from sending each other birthday cards or employers running graduate recruitment schemes is contained in a guide published today (Tuesday) by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the TUC.
27 February 2007
The TUC today welcomed the European Court of Justice (ECJ) judgement on the rest break rights established by the EU working time directive. '... Employers will now have to do their utmost to ensure their staff get the breaks they are entitled to.'
07 September 2006
SERTUC has published today, (10 May), a briefing on the need for a Trade Union Freedom Bill on our website. This follows the successful national march and rally on May Day in London and the invitation to John Hendy QC, Chair of the Institute of Employment Rights, to address the...
10 May 2006

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