The number of people in insecure work – those working without guaranteed hours or baseline employment rights – has shot up by more than 660,000 (27 per cent) over the past five years, according to new research published today (7 February 2017)) by the TUC
The TUC yesterday published five tests the government’s industrial strategy must meet if it is to make the UK successful after Brexit with higher productivity, more high-quality jobs and major improvements to living standards.
Rail commuters returning to work today (3 January 2017) face fresh fare increases, while spending up to six times as much of their salaries on rail fares as European passengers on publicly owned railways, new research by the Action for Rail campaign has revealed
The TUC and the British Chambers of Commerce have published an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on her to end the uncertainty for workers and businesses by confirming that the government will give current EU migrants a right to remain after Brexit.
One in 10 UK workers (3.2 million) are now in precarious work – and the number of workers at risk of missing out on key employment protections has nearly doubled in a decade to 1.5 million (an increase of 700,000), according to a new Trades Union Congress (TUC) report.