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In this report, the TUC argues that the NMW enforcement regime must be subject to a process of continual improvement in order to keep up with those employers who actively look for new ways to try to evade their responsibility to pay the minimum wage.
08 January 2015
The TUC has issued a briefing for Members of the European Parliament ahead of crucial votes, starting next week, on the EU Posted Workers Enforcement Directive. The TUC would prefer it if the vote in the European Parliament employment committee (and subsequently the vote in plenary) were to be postponed;...
14 March 2014
The TUC has today (Monday) lodged a formal complaint with the European Commission against the UK government for failing to implement the Temporary Agency Workers Directive properly, leading to tens of thousands of agency workers being paid less than permanent staff despite doing the same job.
02 September 2013
Government plans to strip workers of basic employment rights in return for potentially worthless company shares will turn working parents into second-class staff, the TUC warns today (Monday).
02 November 2012
The TUC is fundamentally opposed to the introduction of no fault dismissals which would generate a ‘hire and fire culture' in the UK..
08 June 2012
TUC response to Ministry of Justice consultation.
13 March 2012
A guide to the Agency Worker Regulations 2010
28 September 2011
Commenting on government proposals to cancel the May Day bank holiday and replace it with a UK Day in October, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: 'There is strong support for an extra public holiday as the UK has the stingiest allocation in Europe. But the last thing we need...
05 February 2011
Plans to increase holiday leave for around two million full time employees next year will bring huge benefits to workers and employers alike, says the TUC today (Wednesday) in its submission to the Government's consultation on increasing the UK's statutory minimum annual leave.
13 September 2006
Commenting on the publication today (Tuesday) of a Government consultation document that will see UK workers get to take paid leave for bank holidays in addition to their statutory 20 days' annual leave, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
13 June 2006