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blogsThis page brings together the latest posts from across a number of TUC blogs and blogs to which the TUC contributes. It includes:
Frances O'Grady at CommentIsFree, ToUChstone blog, Stronger Unions, workSMART blog, and TUC posts at Left Foot Forward.

Today, Monday 20 February, is UN world day of social justice, with the global theme of preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work. So it’s appropriate that grassroots...
Stronger Union : on 19 February 2017 by Owen Tudor
Staff shortages in the NHS are nothing new. It has been a chronic issue affecting the NHS since cuts made to training budgets in 2010 and 2011; heightened by existing pay restraint, staff morale and...
ToUChstone - Public Services: on 17 February 2017 by Amina Khatun
Our economy should work for everyone, but if your pay has stagnated for several years in a row and fixed items of spending keep going up, it doesn’t feel like it’s working for you Theresa May,...
ToUChstone - Public Services: on 17 February 2017 by Matt Dykes
In 2018/19, in real terms, NHS spending is going to go down – 10 years after Lehman brothers and austerity began Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, wasn’t pulling his punches at the...
ToUChstone - Public Services: on 16 February 2017 by Matt Dykes
So far this week we’ve outlined the main challenges facing the Chancellor as he prepares his budget, and looked at the sharp rise in insecurity at work, and the hole it’s punching in the public...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 16 February 2017 by Kate Bell
Last night I spoke at a hastily-convened but well-attended meeting at the NUT in solidarity with public sector workers, teachers and journalists currently suffering a state purge in Turkey. The...
Stronger unions - Global Solidarity: on 16 February 2017 by Owen Tudor
Nine trade union members of IndustriALL affiliate, the Bangladesh Independent Garment Workers Union Federation, were detained over the weekend of 11-12 February in Chittagong after police interrupted...
Stronger unions - Global Solidarity: on 16 February 2017 by Tanya Warlock
Today the European Parliament voted 458 in favour of the EU-Canada deal known as CETA with 254 votes against. This means that about 90% of the deal comes into force and paves the way for the deal to...
ToUChstone - International: on 15 February 2017 by Rosa Crawford
Yesterday’s Budget  blog focused on challenges facing the Chancellor as he prepares for the last Spring Budget. New TUC research  out today shows why tackling the rise of insecure work should be high...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 14 February 2017 by Kate Bell
8th – 14th February 2017 is #heartunions week, celebrating the great work unions do, and paying tribute to the reps who are an important part of that. The Unsung Heroes series is running all week,...
Stronger Union : on 14 February 2017 by Heart Unions

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