Decent Work

This is a TUC briefing on the communication by the European Commission on their proposals for occupational health and safety following the review of all directives.
Issued: 11 January 2017
Photos of GMB's demo outside ASOS, Barnsley, as part of their campaign against the exploitation and abuse of workers there.
Issued: 14 October 2016
Santander signs up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers Santander Bank will today (Monday) add its name to a new charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work. Santander is the latest high-profile employer to sign up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter, following...
Issued: 03 October 2016
A General Council delegation to Palestine and Israel took place from 31 January to 3 February 2016. The findings of the delegation support existing TUC policy. The ever expanding settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem make the case for greater urgency in bringing about a two state solution...
Issued: 12 July 2016
A Bill on Agency Work before the Turkish Parliament is but one of the latest examples of the Turkish governments attacks on the rights of Turkish workers. The TUC has written to the Turkish Ambassador in the UK outlining why its in breach of ILO Convention No 87 and calling...
Issued: 22 April 2016
date: 18 February 2016 Productivity gap shows the UK needs to create more quality jobs, says TUC Commenting on figures published today by the Office for National Statistics, which show that productivity in the UK is well below the average for the rest of the major G7 advanced economies, TUC...
Issued: 18 February 2016
One in eight people have experienced violence at work, according to research published by the TUC today (Monday). The poll, carried out by YouGov for the TUC and released today to coincide with the start of Heartunions week, reveals that 12% of people have experienced work-related violence – such as...
Issued: 08 February 2016
Congress 2015 agreed to support the national Peoples' March for Climate, Justice and Jobs on Sunday 29 November in London. The demonstration marks the opening of the UN’s climate change treaty negotiations in Paris. Events are being organised in towns and cities across the UK that weekend. The national demonstration...
Issued: 20 October 2015
date: Monday 19 October 2015 embargo : For immediate release The TUC has warned today (Monday) that one in six (5,200) UK steelworkers now face the prospect of losing their jobs. Responding to the news that steel firm Caparo are to make 1,800 redundancies, on top the 1,200 being made...
Issued: 19 October 2015

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