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This guide introduces union health and safety represntatives to the
An effective union needs two things: the first is a
This briefing for safety representatives and union members gives advice

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.

Number 765 - 27 August 2016 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 Sharp rise...
24 August 2016
Number 764 - 20 August 2016 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 It’s all...
19 August 2016
A TUC guide for trade union activists on dealing with high temperatures in the workplace.
16 August 2016
With the temperatures set to soar to over 30oC in parts of the UK this week the TUC is today (Tuesday) calling on employers to make sure their staff working outdoors are properly protected from the sun and the heat.
16 August 2016
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for more resources to be given to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs Service (HMRC) to clamp down on employers who avoid paying staff the minimum wage, following the naming of shaming of employers who have been fined for not paying their staff the...
11 August 2016
Number 763 - 13 August 2013 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 Racist abuse...
11 August 2016
TUC challenges surge in racist abuse...manage migration better...TU Act briefing...autumn union rep courses...Bristol skills event...news and campaign updates...
09 August 2016
Unions, employers and the government must redouble efforts to tackle the increase in racism following the vote to leave the EU, according to a new TUC report released today (Monday).
08 August 2016
The Trade Union Share Owners group (TUSO) has submitted a resolution to the Sports Direct AGM calling for an independent review of their widely criticised employment practices, which have led MPs to compare the company to a ‘Victorian workhouse’.
05 August 2016
Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics opening ceremony tonight, the TUC is today (Friday) publishing guidance for bosses whose staff want to watch events during their normal working hours.
05 August 2016

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