Frances O'Grady

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Gender pay gap for women in their 50s won’t close before 2050, claims Labour
‘Equal pay generation’ of female workers abandoned by Tories, says Anneliese Dodds, who commissioned research

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

28, May, 2023 @9:30 PM

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Labour to launch review to go ‘further and faster’ in closing gender pay gap
Exclusive: Ex-TUC chief Frances O’Grady to lead review amid concerns it is taking too long to eliminate gap

Pippa Crerar Political editor

07, Mar, 2023 @3:00 PM

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From Enola Holmes on Netflix to Britain’s union leaders, why feminism for the 99% is thriving | Jo Littler
Instead of ‘leaning in’, a new generation is taking aim at economic and gender inequality, says Jo Littler, professor of social analysis and cultural politics at City, University of London

Jo Littler

27, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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TUC seeks changes to draft law to help seafarers after P&O Ferries scandal
Sacking of nearly 800 crew in favour of low-paid agency workers in March led to calls for loopholes to be closed in seafarers’ wages bill

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

11, Dec, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Rare sight of a relaxed Keir Starmer shows he is starting to believe
The ‘no complacency’ talk will continue, but Labour must now surely feel like it has turned a corner

Jessica Elgot and Kiran Stacey

08, Dec, 2022 @7:27 PM

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Unions tell ministers to stop ‘hiding behind’ pay review bodies in strike talks
TUC and Unison say government is not negotiating in good faith, while PM accuses union leaders of being ‘unreasonable’

Robert Booth, Aubrey Allegretti and Gwyn Topham

07, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Cost of traditional Christmas dinner food ‘rises three times faster than wages’
TUC data shows 18% increase on staples over year, while category including cranberry sauce is up 33%

Rupert Jones

05, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK staff to have right to ask for flexible working from day one in job
Legislation brought forward but unions say government could go further to make it ‘the norm’

Rupert Jones

05, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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‘Enough is enough’: wave of strikes led by ‘fantastic’ women, says Frances O’Grady
As she steps down, outgoing TUC general secretary says female workers’ jobs are undervalued

Heather Stewart

02, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Nearly 2m public sector workers close to quitting over pay, says TUC
Frances O’Grady says YouGov survey shows key workers who got UK through Covid face more ‘pay misery’

Kevin Rawlinson

30, Oct, 2022 @10:30 PM

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As the Tories implode, Britain’s unions are powering up – and more than ready for the fight | Andy Beckett
Union leaders see themselves as a third force in politics, says Guardian columnist Andy Beckett

Andy Beckett

20, Oct, 2022 @2:50 PM

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UK union leaders step up warnings of synchronised strikes this winter
Bosses tell TUC congress they stand ready to coordinate action, although there are no calls for a general strike

Rowena Mason and Heather Stewart

18, Oct, 2022 @9:40 PM

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