From the TUC

Rights at work

1 in 3 experience racism at work after Brexit vote

04 Apr 2017, By

When the topic of Brexit’s effects so far comes up in conversation, it’s hard to not talk about the rise in racist attacks since the EU referendum vote. Racism never went away of course, but the last months seem to have given it a new lease of life. A major new poll of over 1,000…

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How many legs does a horse have, if you call its tail a leg?

03 Nov 2016, By Guest

Answer: Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it one! On 8 July 2015, George Osborne – then Chancellor of the Exchequer – dropped a budget speech bombshell: the introduction of a statutory living wage. For one brief moment it felt like the world had turned upside down. A Tory Government introducing a legally-backed…

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Sexual harassment is no laughing matter

10 Aug 2016, By

For anyone who thinks that sexual harassment has been consigned to the past – a relic of the days of Benny Hill and Carry On films – new research from the TUC on sexual harassment in the workplace will come as a nasty surprise. TUC polling carried out earlier this year found that over half…

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