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Decent Jobs Week takes place from 15 to 21 December 2014.

It’s a week of campaign activity by unions around the country, drawing attention to the UK’s growing jobs crisis. More and more people are becoming trapped in low security work, as zero hours and low paid agency work become more and more common in many sectors of the economy. Join us to help win decent, fairly paid work for all.

New analysis published by the TUC today (Thursday) to coincide with National Voter Registration Day reveals that young people – who are currently the least likely to vote – are getting an especially rough deal on pay and job security. The TUC says that unless young people register to vote,...
05 February 2015
Pics from across the Mids for Decent Jobs Week
20 December 2014
The share of jobs in the North East accounted for by full-time employees fell during the recession and has failed to recover across the region. TUC analysis shows that in the North East the labour market share of full-time employee jobs was 66.3 per cent in 2007 but fell to...
16 December 2014
The TUC believes that endemic poor treatment at work should not be tolerated. There is an urgent need to challenge precarious employment and to introduce a framework of policies designed to encourage the creation of decent jobs, offering decent hours and pay. To this end we call on politicians to...
15 December 2014
The UK labour market is changing. While the last few years have brought higher than expected levels of employment, this has been fuelled by a growth in temporary and insecure work. In sectors like social care, retail, catering, cleaning and hospitality hundreds of thousands of women are employed on contracts...
13 December 2014
If you're planning activity in your town or workplace for Decent Jobs Week (15-21 December 2014), we've got some downloadable leaflets that might be useful.
19 November 2014