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24 March 2017
It is 2017 and public sector workers are over half-way through a decade of government-imposed pay restraint. The five million people delivering our public services, from job centres to hospitals, schools to local councils, have seen six years of pay freezes and pay caps that means many public sector workers...
23 March 2017
Commenting on figures published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics, which show that the number of people on zero-hours contracts has increased by 13% over the past year, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
15 March 2017
Responding to the report on the government’s industrial strategy published today (Friday) by the Business Committee, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: "We welcome the committee’s recognition that a strong mechanism for dialogue and collaboration with trade unions is crucial."
03 March 2017
145,200 NHS and adult social care workers in England risk losing their right to live and work in the UK after Brexit. TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “If Brexit means they have to leave, our health and social care services will struggle to cope."
01 March 2017
Speaking to an audience at a Party of European Socialists (PES) conference on Brexit taking place in London today (Friday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady will say:
24 February 2017
The TUC has today (Thursday) criticised plans to stop injured workers from reclaiming their legal costs in cases where claims are worth under £2,000.
23 February 2017
The government has today (Wednesday) released a list of employers who have failed to pay their employees the minimum wage.
15 February 2017
The growth of insecure employment– those working without guaranteed hours or baseline employment rights – is costing the Exchequer an estimated £4bn a year, according to a new TUC report published today (Tuesday).
14 February 2017
Commenting on today’s (Friday) ruling against Pimlico Plumbers, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
10 February 2017