Try paying them statutory minimum paternity pay, says TUC
Saturday 18th Jun 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Jobless total down but more work into old age
Thursday 16th Jun 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
WORKERS will be hit by a £38-a-week cut in wages if Britain votes to leave the EU, claims a report published today by the TUC.
The study predicts that manufacturing will go into a “steep decline” affecting jobs as well as pay.
TUC general secretary Frances...
Wednesday 1st Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TENS of thousands more workers have joined a trade union in the past year, official figures revealed yesterday.
Annual membership figures collated by the Office for National Statistics show an increase of 36,000 (0.6 per cent) between 2014 and 2015.
That included a fifth...
Tuesday 24th May 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
LABOUR mayors must boldly face up to the problems before them if they are to honour their promises to disabled people, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday.
Opening the trade union centre’s disabled workers’ conference in London, she rallied delegates...
Friday 20th May 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Our movement must stand united to defend trade unions and migrant workers from vicious scapegoating, writes FRANCES O’GRADY
Saturday 30th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
WORKERS could be allowed to cast their ballots for strike action online in future after Tory ministers were forced to make major concessions on the Trade Union Bill yesterday.
The government accepted a Lords amendment which will pave the way to e-balloting for industrial action.
Thursday 28th Apr 2016
by Keith Flett
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016
WORKING dads are paid a fifth more than childless men in similar jobs, according to a TUC study out yesterday.
Researchers found that fathers get a wage “bonus” of 21 per cent and those with two kids get another 9 per cent on top of that.
“In stark contrast to...
Monday 25th Apr 2016
Government bows to pressure to support ailing industry
Friday 22nd Apr 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain