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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new report by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) warns that severe spending cuts are already undermining public service quality, and that if the Chancellor does not rethink his plans to cut spending further, public service outcomes are set to plummet.