Economic Issues

TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on the latest unemployment figures.
18 February 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on the minimum wage regulations published today.
18 February 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on today`s inflation figures.
18 February 1999
Employee share ownership is often associated with high productivity and growth. But this has more to do the better levels of consultation and employee involvement found in the kind of companies likely to promote worker shareholders than the simple act of employees owning shares, a new TUC study argues today.
15 February 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on the decision of the Bank of England`s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to cut interest rates today by 0.5%.
05 February 1999
Recession can be avoided even though the economy is on the edge if the Chancellor supports cuts in interest rates, and provides a £3 billion package in his Budget for a public investment and jobs package, to be targeted on high unemployment regions.
04 February 1999
One per cent interest rate cut can follow low inflation figures.
21 January 1999
Most young people do not know when the national minimum wage is due to start nor how much they are going to get, according to survey results released by the TUC today (Saturday).
15 January 1999
TUC Gen Sec John Monks, commenting on the Foreign Secretary`s decision to offer compensation for lost pension rights to the 14 staff sacked at GCHQ.
14 January 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on today`s announcement that the UK`s unemployment figures have fallen.
14 January 1999

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