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The government has today (Wednesday) released a list of employers who have failed to pay their employees the minimum wage.
15 February 2017
The TUC has called on the government of Bangladesh to end its repressive campaign against trade union activists.
15 February 2017
Commenting on the latest labour market data published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics, which show real pay growth (excluding bonuses) down to 1.4% – the lowest for nearly two years – TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “With prices rising faster, real pay growth is now slowing down. This will be worrying for families whose have still not seen their living standards recover following the financial crisis.
15 February 2017
Commenting on the publication today (Wednesday) of a report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which finds that almost 3 million working households do not meet the minimum income standard, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “This will come as no surprise to working people. The Prime Minister needs to tell us what her plan is to get wages rising faster.”
15 February 2017
Commenting on the latest inflation figures published by the Office for National Statistics today (Tuesday), which show Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rising to 1.8% in February – the highest since June 2014 – TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
14 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 reports today (Friday) that the government is dividing British industries into high, medium and low priority for Brexit negotiations, TUC general Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Working people in the so-called ‘low priority’ industries will be worried that the government is going to leave them paying the price for Brexit.
10 February 2017
Commenting on today’s (Friday) ruling against Pimlico Plumbers, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
10 February 2017
Commenting on the government’s announcement today (Wednesday) giving details of the membership of the external advisory group that will support the 2017 review into automatic pension enrolment, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “We look forward to contributing to this review. The key to its success will be the establishment of a fresh consensus on how to support workers in saving for their old age.”
08 February 2017
The number of people in insecure work – those working without guaranteed hours or baseline employment rights – has shot up by more than 660,000 (27%) over the past five years, according to new research published today (Tuesday) by the TUC.
07 February 2017

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