TUC Women's conference

Britain’s membership of the EU has led to significant improvements in the rights of women at work. EU law has extended rights to equal pay and strengthened protection from sex discrimination. It has improved the treatment of pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace and introduced new entitlements for...
15 March 2016
Key Findings from TUC/IPPR Research - March 2016. IPPR have carried out analysis for the TUC of the pay penalty associated with motherhood. Using the Birth Cohort Study for women and men born in 1970, they compared the weekly earnings of those in full-time work at age 42 who had...
08 March 2016
Women's Committee Report to the Women's Conference 2015
22 April 2015
Women’s experience of financial abuse and potential implications for Universal Credit Exploratory research by Women’s Aid for the TUC By Marilyn Howard and Amy Skipp Official statistics do not identify financial abuse as a distinct form of abuse. Yet survivors raise this as a significant issue with Women’s Aid and...
12 March 2015
A report published today (Thursday) by the TUC and Women’s Aid reveals the hidden misery of women trapped in financially abusive relationships, in many cases leaving them trapped in poverty and without any access to money for essentials, emergencies or for their children.
12 March 2015
This report, prepared for TUC Women’s Conference 2015, takes stock and looks at how women have fared through recession and austerity. It finds that while progress on some headline measures of gender equality has continued – the employment and pay gap have continued to narrow, for example – some women...
11 March 2015
Frances O'Grady's speech to the TUC Women's conference 12 - 14 March 2014, at Congress House, London.
13 March 2014
The new powers under the Equality Act to order equal pay audits are welcome, but will only ever apply to a handful of employers, and only after the law has already been breached, says the TUC in its response to a government consultation.
23 July 2013
TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber's speech to delegates at the TUC Women's Conference 2012
14 March 2012
Report for Women's Conference 2012 A TUC report to the Women's Conference 2012 highlights the employment challenges currently facing women.
14 March 2012