From the TUC

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If you want something doing – do it yourself

16 Jan 2009, By

Here’s another inspirational real life story about how getting active in the union can not only change working conditions for friends and colleagues but can give a whole new meaning to life. If you  have a similar story to tell, let me know. PCS member Tracy Walker was dissatisfied with conditions at the DWP Benefit Delivery…

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US union happy as a pig in muck

15 Dec 2008, By

We have been told by our good friend Rory O’Neil, Editor of Hazards magazine, of a major union recognition victory in the Deep South state of North Carolina, USA, where employer antogonism to trade unions runs deepest. In what unions are hailing as a crucial victory in the South, United Food and Commercial Workers Union prevailed…

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Be empowered, I am!

12 Dec 2008, By

In the OR Team we are always looking for case studies to illustrate the work of unions and what this has meant for union members and working people. Recently I’ve been developing a guide for non-union members about the benefits of joining a union (look out for it in the New Year) and I’ve come across some…

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Uncertain Status – working on the edge. 23 July 2008

21 Jul 2008, By

The TUC is presenting a seminar on employment status and access to employment rights in the UK for workers in precarious employment.  It takes place on Wednesday 23 July 2008 at Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1. The seminar will look at the legal, economic and social policy context for those working on the edge, particular…

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