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On Workers’ Memorial Day the TUC has warned that the government’s attacks on key health and safety legislation threaten even more accidents, injuries and deaths at work.
The TUC is pressing employers to support relatives of victims of the Rana Plaza tragedy, a year after the Bangladesh factory collapse that killed almost 1,200.
Self-employment accounts for 44 per cent of the net rise in employment since mid-2010, says the TUC, ahead of the latest employment figures this week.
New research shows the number of households hit by the bedroom tax fell by just 15 per cent last year, with nearly six out of seven affected households unable to avoid a cut in rent support.
Years of real-terms cuts to child benefit, statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay will leave expectant and new parents up to £450 a year worse off, says the TUC.
Ekklesia is very pleased to be supporting Fair Pay Fortnight, which began on 24 March and runs through to Friday 4 April 2014, with some events over the weekend. It is an initiative of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in Britain.
On the 15th anniversary of the introduction of the minimum wage, the TUC has revealed that in some parts of Britain, nearly half the jobs pay less than the living wage.
An important new report on zero-hours contracts by the Resolution Foundation highlights the need for action on the issue.
Wage inequality has soared across London and the South East according to newTUC analysis published today at the beginning of Fair Pay Fortnight (24 March).
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.