Dismantling the Barriers to Social Mobility
Date of Publication: 2014
In this Touchstone Extra pamphlet, we ask if social mobility is going into reverse. What are the connections between social mobility and inequality? And what policies might help a recovery of social mobility? Written by Declan Gaffney and Ben Baumberg. This is also available as a free download, please see the link above.
Equitable Full Employment
Date of Publication: 2014
The TUC Touchstone pamphlet Equitable Full Employment: A Jobs Recovery For All shows that the recent rise in employment is being driven by fewer people leaving their jobs, rather than more people finding new work. Written for the TUC by Tony Wilson and Paul Bivand.
Third Time Lucky
Date of Publication: 2013
This Touchstone Pamphlet written by Craig Berry and Nigel Stanley is another in the popular report series. It deals with pensions consensus, state pension reform and compares pensionable ages across OECD countries.
Generation Lost: youth unemployment and the youth labour market
Date of Publication: 2012
This Touchstone Extra Pamphlet reports on youth unemployment the labour market. It's author Paul Bivand also looks at the causes of and the history of youth unemployment. All the Extra report series are available to download as a pdf, see the link below
The Gender Job Split
Date of Publication: 2013
This Touchstone Extra Pamphlet reports on how young men and women experience the labour market. All the Extra report series are available to download as a pdf, see the link below.
Europe and Your Rights at Work
Date of Publication: 2006
This booklet provides information about people's legal EU rights at work in an objective, lucid and easily accessible way.
Fair Work: fighting poverty through decent jobs
Date of Publication: 2010
Published by the TUC in conjunction with the Fair Work Coalition, this report highlights the need for fairness at work for those in low paid and precarious jobs. It states the legal position, the economic case and uses case studies to make it's point.
Campaigning to close the Pay Gap:celebrating 30 years of the Pay Act
Date of Publication: 2000
This is a reprint of the booklet written by Melissa Benn and originally produced in 2000 to celebrate 30 years of the Equal Pay Act. In full colour, it pays tribute to the many battles won over the years by women workers for the right to equal pay. It charts the progress of the earliest campaigns through to the successful conclusion of the long running speech therapists case.
Your Rights as an Apprentice 2017
Date of Publication: 2017
This popular leaflet on apprentice rights, originally produced in 2012, has now been updated for 2017.
Postcard: 'Has she got the balls for it?'
Date of Publication: 2003
By Jacky Fleming, celebrates the appointment in March 2003 of women to two of the TUC’s top jobs for the first time in its history.


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