The TUC believes in full employment and work for all those who want it, but those who cannot work should get decent benefits that lift them out of poverty. Here is research and policy on welfare and work issues. You can find older material by using the search facilities.
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 [email protected].
To publicise the march and rally in London on 18 October, the TUC has produced an A5 campaign leaflet for you to circulate. For orders more than 5000 please email [email protected].
If you wish to print your own leaflets, a range of versions are available for download from the links below.
You can also order or download campaign posters from the online shop.
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.
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.
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.