One in eight people are assaulted at work

One in eight people are assaulted at work

TUC releases sock figures at the start of Heart Unions week More »

You are not alone – eyewitness report from Qatar labour camps

You are not alone – eyewitness report from Qatar labour camps

  “Hindi Ka Nag Iisa” – You Are Not Alone. The inspiring words of Building Workers’ International General Secretary Yusen Ambeht addressing a training session for Filipino workers who had stepped forward to represent their colleagues suffering under Qatar’s kafala system, where trade unions are illegal. Qatar is the richest country in the world. It More »

UNISON reveals the harrowing truth of 15-minute homecare visits

UNISON reveals the harrowing truth of 15-minute homecare visits

Union report shows 74% of local authorities in England are limiting homecare visits for their elderly, ill and disabled residents to just 15 minutes More »

Today’s Tube strike suspended

Today’s Tube strike suspended

RMT suspends action for further talks but warns next month's action remains on More »

Blacklist firms ordered to disclose emails

Blacklist firms ordered to disclose emails

Unite welcomes order from High Court, saying it is a major step to justice More »

 

Tag Archives: economy

“It’s hurting, but it sure ain’t working” – TUC leader attacks Osborne on economy

Frances O'Grady accuses government of using austerity as an excuse to implement policies that no-one has voted for

TUC president calls on government to rescue stagnant South West economy

Lesley Mercer says creating jobs and building houses is the solution

Unions queue up to condemn Osborne on unemployment

As unemployment hits 2.56 million, unions say Chancellor must change course

“Oi George!” – union publishes Budget Plan B to save economy

Ahead of Wednesday's Budget, union says Osborne is bankrupt of ideas

TUC blames Osborne for UK’s economic woes

The UK has experienced the second slowest export growth of all G7 countries since 2010, with only Japan faring worse, the TUC says today as it publishes its submission to the 2013 Budget. With the Chancellor identifying an economic ‘global

Government’s austerity plan risks accelerating slide into economic stagnation, warns TUC

New report says recent fall in productivity could become a permanent feature of the UK economy