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I spent Father’s Day this year with my Dad and my young son reflecting on parenthood. Dad is retired now but he has had a wide range of different jobs over the years, ranging from apprentice butcher, haulier, working on the roads constructing Spaghetti Junction and buying animal feed. The...
27 June 2016
Commenting on today's (Wednesday) ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that employers can read workers’ private email messages while they are at work, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “People should have a right to privacy in the workplace. “Big Brother bosses do not get the best out...
14 January 2016
Enforcement of the national minimum wage must be continuously improved in order to combat those employers who are actively trying to find ways not to pay their workers properly according to findings in a new TUC report. The minimum wage, (currently £6.50 for over 21 year-olds) introduced in 1999, enjoys...
12 January 2015
Organisers and Trade Union negotiators have cause to celebrate today as ILO Convention C098, better known as the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention 1949 , was adopted sixty five years ago in Geneva, Switzerland. This protected workers in countries who were members of the International Labour Organisation, binding...
01 July 2014
Reducing consultation rights during collective redundancy exercises could cost jobs, damage workforce morale and increase unemployment, the TUC warns today (Monday).
20 February 2012
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