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Welcoming education unions from around the world to a conference today (Tuesday) at the TUC's central London headquarters, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady warned of the threat posed to education by increasing privatisation and continuing austerity.
29 January 2013
If staff who regularly work unpaid overtime did all their extra hours from the start of the year they wouldn't get paid until 1 March 2013. The TUC has named this day Work Your Proper Hours Day to celebrate their hard work.
29 January 2013
TUC response to plans announced by the government today (Tuesday) to reform childcare provision.
29 January 2013
The TUC today (Monday) welcomed plans to extend the new high-speed rail route to Leeds and Manchester but warned that the benefits won't be realised unless the government takes an active role in creating jobs.
28 January 2013
A coalition of consumer groups, employer organisations and the TUC has today (Monday) written to the pensions minister calling on the government to lift the current legal restrictions on NEST, which impose a maximum annual contribution and forbids transfers in and out of the pension scheme.
28 January 2013
Speaking later today (Monday) at a conference in Madrid, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady will appeal for the help of unions across Europe in persuading their governments to resist David Cameron's attempt to ‘repatriate' workers' rights.
28 January 2013
The TUC is calling for an end to discrimination and prejudice on Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) today (Friday).
27 January 2013
Responding to the latest GDP growth figures today (Friday), which show that the UK economy contracted by 0.3 per cent in the last quarter of 2012, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
25 January 2013
Responding to the Prime Minister's speech in Davos today (Thursday) in which he announced that he intends to use the UK Presidency of the G8 to tackle global tax evasion and avoidance, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
24 January 2013
Responding to comments made today (Thursday) by IMF Chief Economist Olivier Blanchard on the need to ease austerity measures, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
24 January 2013

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