Daily Archives: 24/02/2016

The benefits of paid time off for trade union representatives......

The report, based on new analysis of official figures by the University of Bradford, shows that allowing union reps time off to represent their members improves staff retention, reduces illness and boosts industrial relations.  Click here to read more.

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TUC: Each year more than 230,000 people get training and learning opportunities through their union......

For every £1 spent on union supported learning and training, the economy gets £9.15 back, according to a new study the TUC published this month.  Click here to read more

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Legal advice shows ‘beyond doubt’ that TTIP harms NHS......

A Trade Union presented ministers with legal advice on Tuesday showing “beyond doubt” that the TTIP trade deal seriously threatens the future of the NHS.  Click here to read more.

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Margaret Thatcher was urged to make homeless people pay poll tax by senior cabinet minister......

National Archives documents reveal Welsh Secretary told PM exempting the homeless would create ‘enormous loophole’.  Click here to read more.

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