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Rail cuts will compromise safety with loss of 670,000 maintenance hours, according to TUC report

Rail funding cuts will compromise passenger safety and could mean the loss of train services, the TUC has said in a recent report. Read More

Safe return to the workplace guidance for employers

Trades Union Congress has published a document which sets out the union approach to keeping workers safe as the UK Government eases restrictions following the third lockdown. Read More

Quarter of employers not implementing social distancing in the workplace, and few people with symptoms are self-isolating, says research

Data from two separate studies have shown that there are still many businesses which are not sufficiently implement physical distancing between colleagues, and fewer than one in five people request a COVID-19 test if they have symptoms, Read More

Manufacturing workers still being exposed to dangerous levels of air pollutants in the workplace

Up to 440,000 workers with health conditions that are worsened by air pollution are still being exposed to unhealthy levels of airborne hazards and pollution; regulation limits are too weak and are not being enforced, according to a new whitepaper. Read More

Employers must keep workers safe or get shut down, says TUC

The TUC has called on government to take further steps to protect workers who are still going into work. Unions are concerned that many workers who can’t work from home are being exposed to unnecessary COVID-19 risk because their employers are not putting adequate safety measures in place. Read More

Coronavirus: A joint statement from HSE, the TUC and the CBI

A statement has been issued by the Health and Safety Executive, the TUC and the CBI, intended to clarify questions and concerns that many workers, union reps and employers have about safe working – especially for those continuing to work away from home. Read More

How to recognise work addiction

A Global Head of HR at Instant Offices explores how workers can recognise the difference between committed working habits and work addiction. Read More

Unions warn Brits worked 2 billion unpaid overtime hours last year

Trade unions have called on the Government to properly enforce rest breaks and hourly work limits after new figures revealed Brits put in more than £32 billion worth of unpaid overtime last year. Read More

Shining a light on sexual harassment at work

What constitutes sexual harassment at work? Read More

Carillion: Unite calls for criminal investigation into collapse

The trade union Unite has called for an immediate criminal investigation into the key individuals involved in the collapse of failed construction giant Carillion. Read More



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