Enforcing Basic Workplace Rights Date of Publication: 2011 This beautifully presented A4 book is a guide for unions and their members to the statutory enforcement rights.
Saving Our Safety Net - Magazine Date of Publication: 2014 Produced to mark the start of the TUC's welfare campaign and to draw attention to the horrendous five-week wait for benefits once Universal Credit is established, this tabloid magazine is ideal for distribution to union members. £2:00 for a pack of 50 magazines £3.00 for a pack of 100 magazines Enquiries about bulk copies can be sent to rsanders@tuc.org.uk.
Time off and flexible working for carer - Know your rights leaflet Date of Publication: 2013 If you are juggling work with caring for a relative who is ill, frail or disabled, this leaflet outlines six things you need to know.   Please note One Copy is Free, for bulk prices please call 0207 467 1294.
How to Boost the Wage Share Date of Publication: 2013 The thirteenth in the series of Touchstone Pamphlets designed to inform and stimulate debate on the most pressing issues facing British policymakers. This pamphlet argues that increasing the wage share is one of the key economic policy challenges for the next decade, to ensure that growth is both sustainable and inclusive, and increases living standards.
Making a Contribution: social security for the future Date of Publication: 2012 The twelfth in the series of Touchstone Pamphlets designed to inform and stimulate debate on the most pressing issues facing British policymakers. This pamphlet argues that the perceptions of benefits abuse are mistaken and that revived and enhanced contributory benefits could help re-build support, improve Britain’s economic performance and put us in a better position to address the problems of an ageing society.
Hard Work, Hidden Lives: the Short Report of the Commission on Vulnerable Employment Date of Publication: 2008 This report highlights the key findings and recommendations of the Commission on Vulnerable Employment. It looks at the extent and impact of vulnerable employment in the UK, and proposes practical solutions to end exploitative treatment in work. The report covers awareness of employment rights in the UK, access to advice, enforcement of employment law and legal loopholes that prevent make unfair treatment permissible. It makes clear that trade unions, employers, civil society and government all have to act if vulnerable work is to end.
Family-Friendly Rights: Transforming Britain’s Workplaces Date of Publication: 2008 This guide for union negotiators brings together all the arguments for family-friendly working in one book: the case for flexible working; and for improved access to entitlements for mums, dads, carers and would-be parents. In each section the guide offers union objectives and useful bargaining points, reinforced by best-practice case studies and examples of unions raising levels above the minima. Part 2 contains a summary of the legal rights in these areas.
The Hidden One-in-Five:winning a fair deal for Britain’s vulnerable workers Date of Publication: 2006 As many as 20 per cent of the UK workforce are at risk of exploitation due to their employment status, ignorance of their rights, or lack of information in their own language. This report, by the Policy Studies Institute for the TUC, outlines the problems and makes the case for better rights for agency workers and others in precarious employment.