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A TUC Bargaining Guide. This guide aims to help trade
TUC response to government consultation, January 2016.
15 January 2016
This conference takes place on Friday, 27th February at Congress House. The conference, called by the TUC National Unemployed Workers Centres Consultative Committee, aims to bring together trade unionists and the TUC unemployed workers centres - to challenge the consensus narrative on Welfare and develop the agenda for a fight-back...
29 January 2015
TUC Aid is supporting the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) in its efforts to improve pay and working conditions of informal sector workers in Somalia through a project launched in December 2014.
23 January 2015
New online guides to help combat the exploitation of migrant workers, so that everyone is treated fairly, are being launched today (Friday) by the TUC. The guide Working in the UK is available in 13 languages, including Polish, Bulgarian and Romanian.
23 January 2015
Responding to announcements made today (Monday) at the Liberal Democrat Conference by Vince Cable on increasing the minimum wage for apprenticeships and addressing employment contract abuse, the TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “This is the right thing to do for both young workers and the economy and will help...
06 October 2014
A case study of the winner of the 2013 Wales TUC Rep of the Year Award, David Badger. Download the full case study to find out more about David's story....
10 June 2014
Commenting on the latest estimate of the number of workers on zero-hours contracts, published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
30 April 2014
The majority of workers on zero-hours contracts earn less than the living wage – and more than three-quarters of staff in London – the TUC says today (Wednesday) ahead of the publication of new official figures on the extent of zero-hours contracts.
30 April 2014
Government proposals to clamp down on the abuse of zero-hours contracts will fail to stem the widespread exploitation of workers, the TUC says today (Thursday) in its response to the government’s consultation.
13 March 2014
In response to an EU consultation on growing jobs in personal and household services, the TUC argues it is essential to offer such workers an effective defence against abuse and the full rights that come with employee status.
11 July 2012