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The Public Accounts Committee report 'Contracting out Public Services to the Private Sector' has been welcomed by accountability campaigners.
Health unions will join campaigners today in Westminster to raise their concerns about government proposals to fast-track hospital closures.
The government must be far more proactive on long-term youth unemployment if young people are truly to benefit from the jobs recovery, says the TUC.
UK rail unions will join colleagues from across Europe in Strasbourg today to protest against EC plans to impose the privatisation of rail passenger services across Europe.
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 research published by the TUC today (14 February)) shows that tax credits and benefits play a crucial role in lifting low-paid workers out of poverty.
If staff who regularly work unpaid overtime did all their extra hours from the start of the year, they would not get paid until 28 February 2014.
A new report, Working for Poverty, from the Living Wage Commission says economic recovery will have no effect for one in five workers without a Living Wage.
The chance of being in work has fallen in the North East, the North West, the West Midlands and South West England since mid-2010
The unemployment rate for the Black and the Pakistani / Bangladeshi communities is 12%, but 6% for white jobseekers.