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‘Right to request’ flexible work not granted for half of UK’s working mothers
One in two have request turned down while those that work flexibly face discrimination, survey finds

Alexandra Topping

15, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Senior black union leader condemns ‘colour-blind’ levelling up
Patrick Roach of teachers’ union NASUWT says policy would not end discrimination against black workers

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Ditching furlough scheme will add to UK’s economic woes, warn unions and firms
Rishi Sunak criticised for cutting off wage-subsidy lifeline that still supports over a million jobs

Larry Elliott and Richard Partington

29, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Boris Johnson says he will not rule out ‘plan B’ of vaccine passports, masks and homeworking – as it happened
Prime minister sets out more details of government winter plans after announcement of ‘plan A’ booster jabs

Andrew Sparrow

14, Sep, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Keir Starmer recalls father’s life as factory worker in TUC speech
Labour leader says his party will offer clear differences from Tories on workplace rights

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

14, Sep, 2021 @11:05 AM

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660,000 jobs at risk as UK’s green investment lags
TUC report says producers that don’t clean up operations will wither and die as rivals blaze trail towards carbon net zero

Toby Helm Political Editor

12, Sep, 2021 @8:50 AM

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Higher wages are welcome, but workers should not think fortunes have changed
Pay in Britain has been low for a long time, and for many reasons. There is no evidence that Brexit will change that

12, Sep, 2021 @5:37 AM

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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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A million jobs in peril as one in 16 UK firms say they are at risk of closure
Research suggests end of furlough scheme could be the UK economy’s ‘inflection point’

Michael Savage

15, Aug, 2021 @8:15 AM

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TUC calls on Treasury to create permanent furlough scheme
Union wants workers to be protected against future disruptions by having 80% of wages guaranteed by state

Larry Elliott

11, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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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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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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