Women who become mothers before the age of 33 earn 15 per cent less than similar women who haven’t had children, according to new analysis published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) on International Women’s Day today (8 March).
Women have barely half the pension savings of men, according to a new TUC-sponsored report published on 1 March. The study, carried out by the Pensions Policy Institute, shows that women have, on average, £7,500 in savings in defined contribution schemes, compared to £14,500 for men.
For every £1 spent on paid time off for public sector union reps to represent their members, taxpayers get at least £2.31 back in savings, according to a new study published by the TUC yesterday (23 February).
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.