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  • Behind the ‘good news’ of falling unemployment, new TUC analysis points to a worrying trend of more and more women moving, without choice, into low-paid, part-time jobs that don’t pay a living wage...
    10th March 2015
  • Last year, over five million British workers put in more than two billion hours of unpaid overtime – that’s a staggering £32 billion of unpaid work! So we think they should be celebrating the final...
    27th February 2015
  • Not all employers are playing by the rules when it comes to pay. Is yours one of them? This Fair Pay Fortnight (16 February to 1 March), the TUC is calling for the government to publicly name and...
    25th February 2015
  • Fair Pay Fortnight (16 February to 1 March) is a campaign from Britain's unions, calling for a fairer approach to wages across the board, from the poverty pay that's rife in many sectors, up to soar...
    19th February 2015
  • Last week, Prime Minister David Cameron made told the British Chambers of Commerce conference that he believed ‘Britain needs a payrise’. This despite the fact he has presided over the longest...
    16th February 2015
  • George Osborne’s Autumn Statement [has] opened up a “huge choice in British politics,” according to the TUC's Frances O’Grady, “between radical cuts and pay freezes versus investment for the future...
    6th January 2015
  • Despite talk of economic recovery, more people than ever are looking for extra hours to make ends meet, and the trend towards underemployment shows little sign of slowing. To make matters worse, the...
    5th January 2015
  • Millions of people in the UK are trapped in low-paid, insecure work. Right now, Decent Jobs Week (15-21 December) is coming to the end of 7 days of shining a light on our growing jobs crisis. If you...
    20th December 2014
  • Government and industry often argue that the flexibility of casualised ‘zero hours’ jobs benefits both employers and workers. The advantages for employers are abundantly clear. But what’s in it for...
    19th December 2014
  • A new TUC report to mark Decent Jobs Week (15-21 December) reveals that, far from limited to low paid, low skilled jobs, ‘zero hours contracts’ and other insecure forms of employment are on the rise...
    17th December 2014

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