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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.
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 TUC has welcomed calls from the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee to ban pay day loan adverts from children’s television.
The UK ranks last in Europe in giving new parents well-paid leave following the birth of their child, according to new TUC analysis.
Record levels of under-employment and the longest real wage squeeze in over a century have left job quality close to a 20-year low, the TUC job quality index shows.
Savings of £3.2 bn could be made by the public purse if the UK’s 4.8 million low-paid workers were paid the living wage, according to research published by the TUC today.
The proportion of young women doing low-paid, low-skill jobs has trebled over the last 20 years, according to new research commissioned by the TUC.
Wages across the UK have seen one of the largest falls in the European Union during the austerity-driven downturn, official figures suggest.
Under Universal Credit, families working full time could have less disposable income than part-timers, according to a new report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
New DWP research makes a compelling case for lifting the restrictions on the low-cost national pensions scheme set up by government, says the TUC.