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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.

Commenting on today’s (Thursday) revelations that security services have been keeping files on MPs, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Whistleblowing is an important part of holding those in power accountable.
26 March 2015
Commenting on the naming and shaming today (Tuesday) by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills of employers who have cheated staff out of the minimum wage, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “It’s great to see more cheapskate bosses brought to justice for not paying the minimum wage. It’s...
24 March 2015
Number 695 - 21 March 2015 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 healthandsafety@tuc.org.uk. Contents UNION NEWS McStandards are...
19 March 2015
The mythical “march of the makers”: In his 2011 Budget speech, George Osborne said he wanted “a Britain carried aloft by the march of the makers.” However, a new TUC analysis shows that manufacturing’s proportion of GDP has flatlined at 10.1% of GDP for the past six years. Our foundation...
18 March 2015
Meet at 2.30 p.m. Brueton Gardens (opposite Barley Mow pub)
17 March 2015
12.30 p.m. Grounds of St Philip's Cathedral, Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB
17 March 2015
Rally and leaflet session at the Obelisk in Broad Walk, Harlow CM20 1HX from 11am until 12:45pm on Saturday 25 April. At 12:45 a march will take place from Broad Walk to St Paul's church in College Square 1LP where a short service will be conducted by the Town Chaplain
16 March 2015
Rally in Albert Square 12.15 to 13.00 Meeting at People’s History Museum 13.30 Contact Manchester IWMD TU Organising Group Hilda Palmer 0161 636 7557 mail@gm,hazards.org.uk
16 March 2015
Number 693 - 14 March 2015 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 healthandsafety@tuc.org.uk. Contents UNION NEWS The menopause...
14 March 2015
Lessons must be learned from Crossrail death The construction industry must learn lessons from the death of René Tkacik on the Crossrail project, site union UCATT has said. In March 2014, the 44-year-old highly skilled and experienced worker was crushed to death by wet concrete while working for the Bam...
06 March 2015

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