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Hugh Robertson Senior Policy Officer from the TUC has produced a short summary of some of the issues arising from the green paper.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month has provided a welcome focus on a condition that has risen sharply over the last 40 years, but campaigners are concerned the UK government and breast cancer charities are resolutely ignoring the host of preventable occupational and environmental causes of the condition.
Nearly half of workplaces have never had a visit from a health and safety inspector, say health and safety reps
Nearly half of UK workplaces have never had a health and safety inspection – including more than 80% of construction workplaces – according to a new TUC survey of health and safety reps.
Five men have been crushed to death after a huge concrete wall collapsed at a recycling site in Birmingham.
Before the referendum the TUC gave a strong warning that the rights of workers to a safe workplace could be threatened by a vote to leave the EU, as could many employment rights. Now that that has happened what is likely to happen?