Category - tuc

  • January 27, 2016

    A new report, Secure Voting, from Webroots Democracy provides expert testimony from companies and academics specialising in online voting systems. It makes the case that electronic balloting is safe and secure and will increase voter engagement.

  • January 26, 2016

    Average pay (median) in Britain is still worth £2,270 less in real terms than it was in 2008 – a shortfall of £44 a week – according to new analysis published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

  • January 9, 2016

    With nearly half of disabled people not in work, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has published its manifesto to promote equality for disabled people and challenge discrimination against them.

  • January 7, 2016

    The majority of the British people say that the use of electronic balloting to vote for industrial action is appropriate, according to a poll commissioned from YouGov and published by the TUC yesterday, ahead of the second reading of the Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords next week.

  • December 31, 2015

    In her New Year message published today (31 December), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady calls on government, unions and employers to make 2016 the year we end the two-speed economy – and make sure no workers are left behind.

  • December 26, 2015

    A new report – Staying On The Right Track by Dr John Stittle (Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Essex) warns of a “disastrous” return to the days of Railtrack if Network Rail becomes a for-profit company.

  • December 23, 2015

    As many workplaces prepare to shut down for the Christmas break, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) urges everyone to spare a thought for the hundreds of thousands of people who will be working this Christmas Day.

  • December 19, 2015

    New figures published yesterday (18 December) by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on UK household wealth paint a worrying picture of growing wealth inequality, says the TUC.

  • December 11, 2015

    With health and work being closely linked, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has today published guidance on well-being at work.

  • December 4, 2015

    The TUC has  published a good practice guide for workplace representatives to help them support trade union members with invisible impairments, to coincide with the International Day of Disabled People.