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Over the past four years, the government has either frozen public sector pay or limited pay increases to well below the cost of living, leaving public servants on average £2,245 worse off, says the TUC.
The Chancellor should use the Budget to address the UK’s growing investment gap, nearly £50 billion last year, says the TUC in its Budget submission.
Fresh analysis shows the number of staff doing unpaid overtime has gone up in the public sector but has held steady in the private sector.
New analysis shows that an extra 180,000 children with at least one parent working in the public sector will end up in poverty due to government policies by 2015.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has encouraged countries to focus on the importance of good governance and efficient public administration.
Low-paid workers are far less likely to have a workplace pension, and those that do have far lower employer contribution rates, according to a new TUC report.
Government plans for regional pay in the public sector are unfair and would be bad for NHS patients and pupils in poorer areas, according to polling published by the TUC.
The latest public sector jobs figures published by the Office for National Statistics make grim reading for those concerned with sustainable employment.
Two-thirds of schools and thousands of agencies shut down yesterday as over 2 million workers joined 'the biggest strike in a generation', according to organisers.
A union initiative will give savings from today's 'pension robbery' and anti-cuts strike to grassroots groups fighting poverty in Britain.