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Frances O'Grady talks to about her experience as a mum, and about the impact of changes in the law that will allow mums and dads to share parental leave and pay from April this year.
13 March 2015
Figuring out how to share maternity leave and pay has been made easier with the publication today (Thursday) of two new booklets from the TUC. The booklets – Leave and Pay for Mothers and Leave and Pay for Fathers and Partners – are part of the Know Your Rights series...
12 December 2014
Download Paternity leave and pay (PDF) If you are an expectant father or the partner of someone due to give birth or adopt a child, you could be entitled to time off to attend ante-natal appointments plus up to two weeks’ paid paternity leave. You may also be able to...
01 December 2014
Responding to research published today (Friday) by the National Childbirth Trust – on parents’ experiences of returning to work after the birth of a child – TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
28 November 2014
Download Leave and pay for mothers (PDF) Pregnant women are protected from harm in the workplace and have the right not to be dismissed or unfavourably treated because of their pregnancy. Most employed mothers are entitled to 52 weeks’ maternity leave and 39 weeks’ Statutory Maternity Pay or Maternity Allowance...
27 November 2014
The TUC Women's Conference carried a composite resolution on Childcare this year. The Women's Conference is entitled to send one motion to Congress each year. The motion is chosen by a ballot. The resolution on childcare was chosen to go to Congress.
22 September 2014
The UK ranks last in Europe when it comes to giving new parents well-paid leave following the birth of their child, according to a TUC analysis published today (Monday).
18 November 2013
The TUC welcomes the government's plan to introduce shared parental leave, but is calling for broader eligibility and better support for parents to overcome the very low levels of take-up predicted.
09 April 2013
Responding to new official statistics published today (Friday) which show that the number of unpaid carers has increased by 600,000 since 2001, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
15 February 2013
TUC response to plans announced by the government today (Tuesday) to reform childcare provision.
29 January 2013