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This guidance aims to ensure work experience schemes are high
Although most workplaces have been smoke free for a number
This report outlines the effects of the last four years

The TUC campaigns for decent employment rights, and helps unions make the most of advances in employment protection. This is where you can find our policy briefings and expert advice on employment law for unions. You can find older material by using the search facilities. To find out whether the law can help you, visit our special your rights at work area.

Number 672 - 20 September 2014 Risks is the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps and others. To receive this bulletin every week, click here . Past issues are available . Disclaimer and Privacy Editor : Rory O'Neill of Hazards magazine. Comments to the TUC at healthandsafety@tuc.org.uk Contents Union...
19 September 2014
The controversial use of Zero Hours contracts made the headlines again last week as Sports Direct faced questions on its use of zero hours contracts for part time staff at its AGM last week. ShareAction used its rights as a shareholder to ask a question about the firm's continued reliance...
15 September 2014
Number 671 - 13 September 2014 Risks is the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps and others. To receive this bulletin every week, click here . Past issues are available . Disclaimer and Privacy Editor : Rory O'Neill of Hazards magazine. Comments to the TUC at healthandsafety@tuc.org.uk Contents UNION...
12 September 2014
New employment tribunal statistics published today (Thursday) show that the new system of charging upfront fees is resulting in a major reduction in claims, says the TUC. The statistics are the third quarterly set of figures since the new fees system was introduced and show that women, low-paid workers, disabled...
11 September 2014
This week, MPs are expected to hold a special debate on the future of the UK’s energy intensive industries. This Briefing argues that it’s vital to secure these “foundation” industries in our future low carbon economy. We have welcomed government support programmes which provide relief from energy costs, yet much...
10 September 2014
The TUC has welcomed the comments and recommendations on unionlearn – its learning and skills body – published today (Monday) by the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee in its report Adult Literacy and Numeracy . The cross-party committee of MPs said unionlearn has “achieved outstanding results at a fraction of...
08 September 2014
Number 670 - 5 September 2014 Risks is the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps and others. To receive this bulletin every week, click here . Past issues are available . Disclaimer and Privacy Editor : Rory O'Neill of Hazards magazine. Comments to the TUC at healthandsafety@tuc.org.uk Contents UNION...
05 September 2014
TUC Education courses for the East and West Midlands regions for 2014-15.
04 September 2014
GreenWorkplaces News The Union Effect | UCU handbook | Green issues at Tolpuddle | Fruity Friday at AMEC |​ UCU builds networks | UNISON: Save our Buses | Unionlearn: Communities Living Sustainably | ShareAction: free training | People’s climate march |​ Congress motions | Energy efficiency | Fracking puts climate...
01 September 2014
Information on how union health and safety representatives can contact the HSE.
01 September 2014

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