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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.

Cancer is a byproduct of industrial policy Much of the past effort against cancer has fixated on the wrong enemies, with the wrong weapons, a leading expert has said. US professor Devra Lee Davis said while effort was focus internally on genetic factors, the external influences – what we breathe,...
24 February 2017
Speaking to an audience at a Party of European Socialists (PES) conference on Brexit taking place in London today (Friday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady will say:
24 February 2017
Yorkshire and the Humber TUC and unionlearn are holding a conference for reps and employers on apprenticeships in Hull, City of Culture 2017 on Friday 10 March 2017.
24 February 2017
UK workers gave their employers £33.6 billion of free labour last year by doing unpaid overtime, according to new analysis of official statistics published today (Friday) by the TUC.
24 February 2017
Today is Work Your Proper Hours Da y . It's the day in the year when the average person who does unpaid overtime stops effectively working for free and starts earning for themselves. More than 5.3 million people do unpaid overtime in the UK, putting in an average of 7.7...
24 February 2017
The TUC has today (Thursday) criticised plans to stop injured workers from reclaiming their legal costs in cases where claims are worth under £2,000.
23 February 2017
Number 789 - 25 February 2017 Risks is the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps and others. Sign up to receive this bulletin every week. Past issues are available. Disclaimer and Privacy Editor: Rory O'Neill of Hazards magazine. Comments to the TUC at [email protected] Contents UNION NEWS Probation union...
22 February 2017
Number 788 - 18 February 2017 Risks is the TUC's weekly online bulletin for safety reps and others. Sign up to receive this bulletin every week. Past issues are available. Disclaimer and Privacy Editor: Rory O'Neill of Hazards magazine. Comments to the TUC at [email protected] UNION NEWS - GMB anger...
17 February 2017
Download PDF version Employee voice and social partnership The TUC has welcomed many of the recent reforms undertaken by the government aimed at increasing the number of apprenticeships, driving up employer investment in this type of training, and putting in place measures to improve the quality of apprenticeships. The introduction...
16 February 2017
The government has today (Wednesday) released a list of employers who have failed to pay their employees the minimum wage.
15 February 2017

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