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Commenting on government proposals announced today (Friday) to reduce redundancy payments for sacked public sector workers, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Ministers seem determined to destroy morale in the public sector. “Under David Cameron’s watch we have seen years of job losses, pay freezes and cuts to pensions. Now,...
05 February 2016
The TUC has today (Tuesday) criticised government plans to devolve powers for Sunday opening hours to councils.
02 February 2016
Public sector workers sleep deprived says new study by Leeds University.......
02 February 2016
The TUC has today (Friday) welcomed the news that Yorkshire steel company Sheffield Forgemasters has received a £30 million support package from three of the country’s leading manufacturers.
29 January 2016
There was good attendance and participation at the TUC – Public Services and Steel Summit held in Stockton on Saturday 23rd January. Welcoming delegates, Simon Elliot, Chair of the Northern TUC said Teesside was the great chemical and industrial heart of Britain. The loss of so many jobs in such...
28 January 2016
Commenting on the latest GDP figures published today (Thursday) by the Office for National Statistics, which show overall growth of 0.5% but no growth in manufacturing and construction now in recession, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “It's a big concern how fragile the recovery still looks, and how unbalanced...
28 January 2016
Commenting on today’s (Monday) announcement of around 1,000 job losses at TATA steel plants in Wales, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
18 January 2016
SERTUC was proud to visit the BMA picket line outside St Thomas’ hospital this morning to offer solidarity greetings and support to BMA members taking strike action to defend safety standards in the NHS.
12 January 2016
Commenting on the latest figures for UK manufacturing published today (Tuesday) by the Office for National Statistics, which show a decline of 0.4% on the month, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “George Osborne’s cocktail of threats has been spiked with his own failures. Not least of these is manufacturing,...
12 January 2016
The Wales TUC has today published what it calls “a damning legal opinion” and accuses the UK government of preparing to “act unconstitutionally” and “undermine the democratic will of the people of Wales”. An independent legal opinion, commissioned from leading Queens Council Hefin Rees (attached in full), looks at those...
12 January 2016

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