From the TUC
Health and Safety Executive

HSE: What social partnership means to the Tories

05 Sep 2016, By

On Friday the Government announced  a number of new appointments to the board of the Health and Safety Executive. The DWP did not indicate who they were representing when they made the announcement but, after a request from Hazards magazine, the HSE confirmed that two of the new appointments and one of the reappointments were employee representatives.…

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Cancer and Work: understanding your options

01 Sep 2016, By Guest

If someone is diagnosed with cancer, there are a range of decisions that they will need to make in terms of options regarding work. Some may choose to take a break during treatment, or will be considering whether or not to return to work after. In order for the person affected by cancer to know…

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map of India

Indian trade unions on general strike this Friday

01 Sep 2016, By

The TUC has sent a message of solidarity to Indian trade unions who have called a general strike this Friday 2 September. The strike has been called by up to ten national trade union centres in an unprecedented display of unity, to protest against government policies on minimum wages, employment protection and privatisation – among other issues…

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Brazilian unions join a protest against the coup, August 5

Brazil’s unions rally against illegitimate Government’s privatisation & cuts agenda

26 Aug 2016, By

The Olympics is over and the Paralympics has yet to start. Brazil’s Senate is using the break to start formal impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff, and the illegitimate government of Michel Temer is preparing a huge programme of privatisations and cuts in education, health and other social programmes, reversing the fantastic anti-poverty programmes of Workers’ Party governments.…

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Fair Transport Yes!

Back the European campaign for Fair Transport!

25 Aug 2016, By Guest

I work in the transport sector. I am supporting the Fair Transport Europe Campaign. And I want you to join in. Let me explain what the campaign is about. Fair Transport Europe is a joint initiative for better working conditions, safer transportation systems for passengers, and fair pay across Europe’s transport sector. We want to end…

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