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AI Summit needs to address ‘here and now’ threats, TUC says

Rishi Sunak has promised the AI Summit (1-2 November) at Bletchley Park will address future threats from AI, but workers' rights organisations have called the event a missed opportunity to face...

Covid-19 Inquiry must examine “broken” sick pay system, says TUC

The UK’s ongoing Covid-19 Inquiry must examine how inadequate sick pay "sabotaged” the country’s public health effort during the pandemic, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Over 100 politicians worldwide oppose new UK Strikes Bill

Over 100 politicians from 18 countries have issued a joint statement opposing the Strikes Bill which is reaching report stage in the House of Lords tomorrow (26 April).

In-work poverty grew by 1.5 million since 2010

The number of people in working households who are living below the poverty line is 1.5 million higher than in 2010, according to new data.

TUC: "Stark" class divide in over-50s leaving work

Over 50s in working class professions on low incomes are much more likely to be forced out by long-term sickness than higher earners, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Government urged to tackle disability pay gap

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has urged the government to introduce mandatory disability pay gap reporting for businesses as the UK's disability pay gap increases for another year.

Trade unions unite to battle government over strike regulations

Trade unions across the UK, in conjunction with the Trades Union Congress (TUC), have joined together to pursue legal action against legislation that allows organisations to use agency workers as...

TUC campaign criticised for not announcing general strike

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has launched a campaign to increase the minimum wage amid accusations that the government is abandoning workers to navigate the cost of living crisis by themselves.

More than a million key worker children to reach poverty in 2023

The number of children living in poverty in key worker households could reach 1.1 million by 2023, according to research from the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Rail strike could be combatted with agency workers following legal change

Government is considering using agency workers to replace striking staff during one of the largest rail strikes in history, set to take place next week.

Rising childcare costs outstrip maternity pay

The UK's childcare costs are the highest in the developed world, yet maternity pay has dipped over the last 12 years.

Employment Bill snub in Queen's speech leaves workers' rights in limbo

The long-awaited Employment Bill will not form part of the Queen's Speech, leaving working standards at a crossroads.