Better Jobs for Mums and Dads Date of Publication: 2017 This TUC Report outlines some sensible reforms that will make it a lot easier for parents juggling work and childcare responsibilities. This is a free report, one copy available. Bulk prices available. Please download the order form here. All email or call 0207 467 1294  
Enforcing the National Minimum Wage Date of Publication: 2017 This guide is for advisors and union representatives helping low-paid workers secure their national minimum wage (NMW) rights. Effective enforcement is essential so that all workers who are entitled to the NMW actually receive it. Most workers are entitled to the NMW, but there are exemptions. This helpful guide examines who is covered. This booklet also includes an essential resources list at the end of the guide. Please note that although this guide has been provided with the utmost care, it does not constitute legal advice. One copy is free to union members, but bulk orders are possible, please contact TUC Publications by email [email protected] or by phone 0207 467 1294
TUC Workplace Manual: Third Edition Date of Publication: 2016 After the success of the first edition back in 2012, the TUC has revised this popular manual to include recent legal changes in employment law and employee rights. Invaluable not only for for stewards, equality, green or health and safety reps but for anyone who represents, advises or supports members. A4 square bound 176 page single volume soft-back features extensive checklists, web resources and case studies. Every rep will find the TUC Workplace Manual invaluable, and every rep will appreciate the wealth of practical advice and knowledge in this book. Bulk price discounts available as well as for students on TUC approved courses, please call or email for prices. 0207 467 1294 [email protected]  
Work and well Being Date of Publication: 2015 This guide gives advice on the wide range of attempts being made to promote 'well-being' and as such does not cover the avoidance of injury and illness in traditional health and safety terms, as that information is freely available elsewhere. However, it will help reps tackle management when work and work practices are likely to be the cause of workforce ill health. One copy of this publication is free to union members. Bulk orders are welcome, please call for bulk prices.
Changing Times: A TUC guide to work-life balance Date of Publication: 2001 Employees want flexibility to balance their lives and do their job well, employers want flexibility in order to compete and provide better services. This guide is the TUC's contribution to tackling these problems.This guide to work-life balance has been written with the help of the DTI.
Working in the UK – a guide to your rights Date of Publication: 2015 These booklets for migrant workers in the UK give information on essential UK employment rights in seven language editions: English, Polish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Spanish and Hungarian. They have been produced in partnership with union centres LIGA in Hungary and Cartel Alfa in Romania, with financial support from the European Union. Prices per copy for these 16-page, A5 size publications are: 1 to 10 copies free; 11 to 100 copies 12p each; You can mix and match the languages. Please complete this form and email back to [email protected], or print out and send to: TUC Publications, Congress House, Great Russell St., London WC1B 3LS.
Leave and Pay for Mothers - Know Your Rights booklet Date of Publication: 2014 ~~Pregnant women are protected from harm in the workplace and have the right not to be dismissed or unfavourably treated because of their pregnancy. Most employed mothers are entitled to 52 weeks’ maternity leave and 39 weeks’ Statutory Maternity Pay or Maternity Allowance. Mothers with children born on or after 5 April 2015 may also be able to convert some of their maternity leave and pay into Shared Parental Leave and Pay which they or their partner can take on a more flexible basis in the first year of their child’s life. This booklet describes how these rights work. It also provides information on the right to unpaid parental leave, the right to request flexible working and the right to emergency time off for dependants, which may help mothers balance paid work with bringing up their children.   If you are adopting a child or having a child through surrogacy arrangements you may wish to refer to separate Know Your Rights booklets that cover these situations
Leave and Pay for Fathers and Partners - Know Your Rights booklet Date of Publication: 2014 ~~If you are an expectant father or the partner of someone due to give birth or adopt a child, you could be entitled to time off to attend ante-natal appointments plus up to two weeks’ paid paternity leave. You may also be able to take more time off in the first year as Shared Parental Leave and be entitled to some Shared Parental Pay. Other rights that may help you combine paid work with looking after your child include unpaid parental leave, the right to request flexible working and emergency time off for dependants. This booklet explains who is entitled to these rights and how they work. It focuses on how these rights work following the birth of a child. If you are adopting a child or using a surrogate to have a child you may want to refer to the Know Your Rights leaflets for these situations
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.
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.

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