Sign the petition to scrap the public sector pay cap

Sign the petition to scrap the public sector pay cap

Petition started by UNISON's Dave Prentis fast approaches 50,000 signatures More »

TUC evacuated after bomb threat

TUC evacuated after bomb threat

Police ask TUC delegates to leave after staff at nearby Grand Hotel receive anonymous phone call More »

New education union launches today

New education union launches today

ATL and NUT merge to bring together 450,000 teachers More »

BREAKING: CWU affiliates to Momentum

BREAKING: CWU affiliates to Momentum

Dave Ward says he looks forward to joining Momentum in re-asserting trade union values in society More »

NUJ calls for investigation into Islamophobia, racism and hatred in British press

NUJ calls for investigation into Islamophobia, racism and hatred in British press

Union calls out Sun's Trevor Kavanagh over his "Muslim Problem" comments More »

 

Category Archives: Features

Unions v Benefit Street – social housing tenants work with journalists to challenge negative perceptions

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Fair Press for Tenants challenges the media to report the positive aspects of living in social housing

Why are finance workers paying the price for the crash?

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Gregor Gall says only full and proper state regulation can prevent another calamity from happening again

“We are their teacher, friend and family sometimes” – the teachers supporting refugee children

German preparatory class pupils at Findorff High School. Pic by Ben Padley

The NASUWT's Ben Padley visits Bremen with sister union GEW as his union looks to develop a programme to support refugees and asylum seekers in UK schools

Thompsons: May is failing to protect human rights abuses at work

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Iain Birrell says only a Labour government could properly recognise the importance of workers having genuine rights

Maintaining the focus on health and safety

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Tom Jones from Thompsons Solicitors says so-called "red tape" keeps our workplaces safe

Solicitors zoom in on work safety photography competition

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Participants invited to submit pictures to illustrate the importance of health and safety legislation

Blue plaque unveiled to commemorate “powerful” woman trade unionist

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TUC president Mary Bousted reflects on the life of campaigner Mary Macarthur

“He walked the walk” – remembering Bob Crow

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Gregor Gall previews his new biography of the former RMT leader

Unions21 – encouraging you to think strategically for the way ahead

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Simon Sapper looks forward to the organisation's conference later in the month

“His wife was pregnant while he lived with me” – spycop victim demands the truth

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Andrea wants to ensure no other woman will suffer as she did at the hands of the undercover police