Frances O'Grady

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Sunak expected to confirm end to public sector pay freeze
Exclusive: Unions say if departments are not given funding to raise pay then in effect freeze will remain

Heather Stewart Political editor

15, Oct, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Covid inequalities are chance for unions – TUC’s Frances O’Grady
Interview: boss of unions’ group says membership is rising after the pandemic exposed just how unfair the jobs market is for many

Larry Elliott Economics editor

08, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Elections bill is ‘a power grab to rig polls in favour of Tories’
Charities and unions slam move as an attack on fundamental rights

Toby Helm

05, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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TUC calls for ban on use of umbrella companies to employ agency workers
Companies who supply staff to recruitment agencies accused of abusing workers’ rights and fraud

Jasper Jolly

29, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nurses’ pay in England to fall 7% in a decade even after government offer
Latest NHS salary plan fails to offset past drop, as teachers and police furious at wage freeze

Toby Helm

25, Jul, 2021 @5:15 AM

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Workers in south-west England hardest hit by Universal Credit cut
TUC says high proportion of people who will be affected by planned £20-a-week benefit cut are in work

Phillip Inman

22, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Protesters demand wealthy MP pays up for family’s slave trade past
Rally outside home of Conservative Richard Drax demands reparations for 200 years of trade in Barbados

Paul Lashmar

18, Jul, 2021 @7:45 AM

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UK growth slows as computer chip shortage hits carmaking
GDP expanded by 0.8% in May, behind the 1.5% forecast, as construction sector also shrank

Phillip Inman

09, Jul, 2021 @7:11 AM

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TUC accuses ministers of ‘washing their hands’ of workers’ safety
TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady says Covid-secure guidance in England from 19 July is vague and confusing

Heather Stewart Political editor

08, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Boris Johnson gives green light for return to workplaces from 19 July
Business and union leaders say clarity is needed on how firms can operate safely

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

05, Jul, 2021 @7:17 PM

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UK economy grows for third month in a row as Covid controls ease
GDP rose by 2.3% in April, the fastest rate of growth since July 2020

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

11, Jun, 2021 @6:21 AM

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Hidden cost of umbrella companies in UK ‘may top £4.5bn a year’
Unions and tax experts call for greater regulation as those affected thought to exceed 600,000 workers

Jasper Jolly

16, May, 2021 @11:46 AM

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