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The TUC conducts regular analysis of the UK labour market. Here you will find our latest research. You can find older material using the search facilities. Our wider economic research can be found here and our work on partnership and the stakeholding economy here.

The most recent documents available on this subject are:

TUC presents vulnerable worker report to PM
The TUC Commission on Vulnerable Employment this afternoon met the Prime Minister to present the Commission's final report to the Government. The Commission, which was chaired by TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber, included leading employers and civil society representatives alongside senior trade unionists. The report, which was produced on 7 May, highlighted the gross exploitation and abuse found among an estimated 2 million workers in the UK today.
4 June 2008

TUC on agency workers agreement
The TUC Executive today (Tuesday) agreed a proposed joint statement with the Government and the CBI on agency workers, subject to agreement by the TUC General Council, which meets later this week.
20 May 2008

TUC welcomes minister's decision to drop ‘workfare' from welfare reform package
Responding to the Government's proposals for welfare reform, Ready for work: full employment in our generation, announced today (Thursday) by Peter Hain MP, Secretary for Work and Pensions, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
13 December 2007

Mixing ages at work can be a recipe for success
It is one year ago since the Employment Equality Age Regulations came into force with the goal of removing ‘age' barriers to work and progression in work. At the time, employers in the Northern region and the TUC gave a general welcome to the new regulations as a nudge in the right direction, a mechanism for enabling and encouraging employers to make the most of the talent in the labour pool in the region.
28 September 2007

MIRS Calendar of Events
19 September 2007

NMW penalties, fair arrears, and Employment Agency Standards
This paper sets out the TUC's response to the DTI's consultation on the National Minimum Wage and temporary employment agency penalty and enforcement regime.
PDF version available for download
9 August 2007

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