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Trade Union Share Owners (TUSO) have welcomed the announcement today (Tuesday) by Sports Direct that there will be an independent review of the company’s working practices and corporate governance.
20 September 2016
Commenting on reports that the Home Secretary will shortly announce a review of material on alleged police brutality at the 1984 Orgreave miners’ picket, to be followed by an official inquiry, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “For there to be confidence in the inquiry, it must be given the...
15 September 2016
Commenting on today’s (Thursday) decision by the government to approve the construction of new reactors at Hinkley Point, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
15 September 2016
This morning (Monday), the General Secretary of the TUC, Frances O’Grady, will set out her priorities for working people, and for Brexit, in a keynote speech to the TUC Congress 2016.
12 September 2016
The TUC has today (Sunday) published a media briefing on UK investment in tandem with the General Secretary Frances O'Grady's opening press conference for Congress 2016.
11 September 2016
Commenting on a report into Sports Direct’s employment practices by its law firm published today (Tuesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
06 September 2016
Responding to David Davis' statement to the Commons this afternoon (Monday), about Britain's future after Brexit, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
05 September 2016
Trade unions have called on Theresa May to prove her commitment to industry and growth by giving the go-ahead to a new Heathrow runway when parliament returns a week from now.
29 August 2016
Commenting on GCSE results released today (Thursday), Director of unionlearn Liz Rees said:
25 August 2016
Sports Direct sees nearly twice times the number of injuries compared to the rest of the sector, according to a letter published today (Tuesday) advocating a shareholders vote in favour of an independent review on how workers are treated.
16 August 2016