Category - tuc

  • May 4, 2016

    Commenting on a report published today by the House of Lords European Union Committee on the process of Brexit, the TUC says the report backs up other legal experts who say that working people could face years of uncertainty and chaos if Britain votes to leave the EU.

  • April 29, 2016

    Leaving the EU could put millions of people in the UK at increased risk of accidents or injuries in the workplace, says a TUC report published yesterday (28 April 2016) to coincide with International Workers’ Memorial Day.

  • April 27, 2016

    Fathers working full-time get paid a fifth more than men with similar jobs who don’t have children, according to a new report published by the Trades Union Congress..

  • April 20, 2016

    The government yesterday backed away from plans to ban workers from opting to pay their union subscriptions through payroll in the public sector – the so-called ‘check-off’ system.

  • April 15, 2016

    Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees are two and half times more likely to be unemployed than white graduates, according to new analysis published by the TUC today (15 April 2016).

  • April 7, 2016

    An independent legal opinion published today warns of years of uncertainty for workers and employers if the UK votes to leave the European Union, says the Trades Union Congress..

  • March 14, 2016

    The UK economy is £140 billion smaller than the government predicted in 2010, according to new analysis published yesterday (13 March) by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in its Budget statement.

  • March 8, 2016

    Women who become mothers before the age of 33 earn 15 per cent less than similar women who haven’t had children, according to new analysis published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) on International Women’s Day today (8 March).

  • March 3, 2016

    Women have barely half the pension savings of men, according to a new TUC-sponsored report published on 1 March. The study, carried out by the Pensions Policy Institute, shows that women have, on average, £7,500 in savings in defined contribution schemes, compared to £14,500 for men.

  • February 29, 2016

    UK workers gave their employers £31.5 billion of unpaid overtime last year, according to a new analysis of official statistics published by the  Trades Union Congress (TUC)