Unions are committed to improving the working lives and conditions of all workers. Pressing for healthy, safe workplaces for everyone is part and parcel of the union representative’s role. Being aware of the issues relating to gender in occupational health and safety ensures unions strive to ensure that workplaces are safer and healthier for everyone.
After the success of the first edition in early 2012, the TUC has revised this popular manual to include recent legal changes in employment law and employee rights.
In a unionised workplace, one of the first things that you should consider is mapping the organisational and safety landscape, the TUC has said.
Health and safety reps are unions’ secret weapon against the government’s assault on workers’ rights, the TUC’s top safety official has said.
This TUC resource for trade unions reps seeks to increase understanding of the law and its limitations in relation to sickness absence and disability discrimination.
The TUC has today (Friday) launched new guidance to help recruit more union members and encourage more existing union members to become health and safety reps.
The Midlands TUC has launched a campaign to close a loophole which enables dying workers to be sacked by their employers, robbing them of "death-in-service" benefits and much else besides.