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This briefing is for union representatives with members who may
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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.

A new TUC report published today (Friday) shows that workers who are trade union members are much more likely to receive job-related training compared to workers who don’t belong to a union.
22 May 2015
Number 703 - 23 May 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 Don’t get...
20 May 2015
This briefing is for union representatives with members who may come into contact with weedkiller as part of their work.
18 May 2015
This week’s announcement by Business Secretary Sajid Javid that the Conservative Party will push ahead with punitive new plans for strike ballots isn’t just a blow for union members but for UK democracy. Politicians often say that the alternative to strikes is talking, but there is a difference between talking...
18 May 2015
Learning at Work Week 18th - 24th May 2015 Learning at Work Week is an annual awareness campaign organised by the Campaign for Learning since 1999. It aims to put the spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development. It promotes an inclusive approach and supports the extension...
15 May 2015
Risks 702 - 16 May 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 Don’t despair,...
14 May 2015
Number 701- 9 May 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 Stickers on a...
06 May 2015
Labour promises action to protect workers’ lives Labour shadow ministers Stephen Timms and Kate Green have said a future Labour government will take action to improve enforcement of safety standards, support union safety reps and will “prioritise occupational health and the prevention of occupational illnesses.” In an article published on...
01 May 2015
Roundup, WHO and the pesticide lobby The food system must be ‘transformed’ to keep deadly pesticides out of the workplace and the food chain, the global farm and food union federation IUF has said. The union body was speaking out in the wake of a March 2015 report in the...
01 May 2015
Number 700 - 2 May 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 Happiness report...
30 April 2015

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