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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, Unite is holding a major conference in Birmingham called Securing the future of the UK auto sector. It will bring together workers, employers and experts from the British car manufacturing...
Stronger Union - EUref: on 25 March 2017 by Owen Tudor
The Centre for Policy Studies, which proudly proclaims its links to Margaret Thatcher and Keith Joseph, is perhaps not a natural ally of the TUC. But its latest proposals on retirement income show...
ToUChstone - Pensions: on 24 March 2017 by Tim Sharp
With Mother’s Day approaching on Sunday, many of us will be trying to find the perfect gift for our hard-working mums or mother figures. Flowers, chocolates and perfume normally fit the bill. But if...
ToUChstone - Equality: on 24 March 2017 by Elly Gibson
The benefits system needs to be reshaped to better aid older workers is an important conclusion of the Cridland review of state pension age to be published later today. The full report will be...
ToUChstone - Pensions: on 23 March 2017 by Tim Sharp
Whatever way you look at it, this week’s inflation figures illustrate the threat to living standards that result from the fall in sterling after the referendum. Headline inflation in February rose to...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 22 March 2017 by Geoff Tily
Suicides can be a tragedy both for those who attempt it and their families and friends. It can also have a huge effect on the lives of some groups such as train and tube drivers when people attempt...
Stronger unions - Health and safety: on 21 March 2017 by Hugh Robertson
Last week the British and European trade union movement united to call on the European Commission to block the proposed 21st Century Fox bid for Sky. A similar process is underway in the UK, but this...
Stronger Union : on 20 March 2017 by Owen Tudor
Time was when nothing could be done by the Government or the European Union without a rigorously mapped impact assessment. Almost invariably wielded as a tool by deregulatory zealots to show that...
ToUChstone - International: on 19 March 2017 by Owen Tudor
Yesterday I attended the HSE stress summit in London for the launch of their new stress campaign. The conference went well and the main thrust of the conference was on the importance of prevention,...
Stronger unions - Health and safety: on 17 March 2017 by Hugh Robertson
Most of the commentary on trade union decline concentrates on the fall in overall union membership and density (the proportion of workers who carry a union card). This is obviously cause for great...
Stronger Union : on 17 March 2017 by Carl Roper

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