The TUC campaigns for decent employment rights, and helps unions make the most of advances in employment protection. This is where you can find our policy briefings and expert advice on employment law for unions. You can find older material by using the search facilities. To find out whether the law can help you, visit our special your rights at work area.
The law relating to your working time is complicated. Some bad employers take advantage of this to deny staff their rights. Others may not understand what the law requires.
Step by step, this leaflet explains weekly hours limits and night working limits; and your rights to breaks, rest periods and paid holiday.
Are you a trade union officer or rep?
If so, the following negotiating tips can help make sure that the Apprenticeship Levy is used on good quality Apprenticeships.
After the success of the first edition back in 2012, the TUC has revised this popular manual to include recent legal changes in employment law and employee rights.
Invaluable not only for for stewards, equality, green or health and safety reps but for anyone who represents, advises or supports members.
A4 square bound 176 page single volume soft-back features extensive checklists, web resources and case studies. Every rep will find the TUC Workplace Manual invaluable, and every rep will appreciate the wealth of practical advice and knowledge in this book.