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Half of older women are worried about having to work past the UK state pension age 

Survey finds the long-term effect which having a career break or working part-time can have on pay.

Govt’s plan to gut GDPR rights in Queen’s Speech represent another hammer blow to worker’s rights in the gig economy

Government plans to give gig economy employers right to charge workers to access their data.

Unions file a complaint with the International Labour Organization against the UK Government over the P&O scandal

The complainants allege that the actions of P&O with the dismissal of 786 seafarers by ambush is in breach of collective consultation laws.

Employment Bill not in the Queen’s Speech despite Ministers promising 20 times to bring it forward

The heavily promised Bill failed to make it into the Queen's Speech, as the TUC remind the Government of their promises.

Lowest paid workers to be given flexibility to top up their pay under government reforms

Government claims to be "removing red tape" and giving lowest paid workers the choice to work multiple jobs if they wish.

BME unemployment rate over twice as high as white workers – with gap widening through pandemic

New analysis by the TUC published today has revealed the unemployment rate for BME workers is more than double that of their white counterparts.

Government scraps plan to let workers keep their tips

The TUC has said that the move will "betray some of the lowest paid and most vulnerable workers in Britain."

Unions react to the Bank of England’s interest rate hike

The Bank of England has raised interest rates to their highest level for 13 years, with a 0.25% increase to 1%.

FACK Statement: International Workers’ Memorial Day 28 April 2022

"We say that families deserve justice."

On Workers’ Memorial Day, unions and bereaved families demand Covid inquiry

“Government must show integrity and transparency over Covid public inquiry”, says TUC and Covid Bereaved Families for Justice as unions mark WMD

The wage disparity between disabled and non-disabled workers widened last year

New data shows that people with disabilities were paid nearly 14% less than their colleagues.

Morning Star STUC fringe meeting calls to ‘defend and extend’ workers’ rights

“It’s important to get that in the public domain and talk about how we lost our rights and how that relates to the cost-of-living crisis.”
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