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Urgent action needed to prevent women being forced out of work, TUC warns

Women could be forced out of work in their droves if childcare facilities are allowed to fail due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

PCS threatens to strike over voting queue chaos

MPs are being made to stand in 90-minute queues in order to vote in Westminster after virtual Parliament was scrapped.

EHRC launches inquiry into BAME Covid-19 deaths

The EHRC has promised to make clear recommendations for the protection of ethnic minority communities after the PHE failed to do so.

Latest comment

Comment - 22 May 2020

No safety without the unions

Lord John Hendy QC
Keith Ewing
Comment - 19 May 2020

When is it right to stop the job?

Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones
Comment - 13 May 2020

In search of the Covid-secure workplace

Steve Tombs

Press releases

Research: UK’s attitude to health and safety among the worst in Europe

The UK’s commitment to ILO health and safety standards exceeds only that of Romania and Estonia among all EU Member States.

Over 11 million workers may face destitution due to gaps in the government’s Coronavirus income protection plans

Analysis by Lord John Hendy QC finds that over 11 million people could face significant financial hardship during the current crisis.