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Outsourcing: the joke has always been on the workers

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Contracting out doesn’t improve efficiency – it just makes it easier to pay people less.

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Zero hour contract consultation attracts 36,000 responses

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A government consultation on zero-hours contracts has been flooded with 36,000 responses from people wanting to talk about problems and abuses.

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The government would be foolish to keep ignoring teaching assistants

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Market obsessives and state haters have led the backlash against teaching assistants.

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‘All hail the rich’ – the reality behind tory tax claims

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Right-wingers have been exalting the contribution of the UK’s richest 1 per cent to income tax revenue over recent months. However it’s worth looking at the detail behind these figures.

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The inflation magic trick

Anyone taking a closer look at the figures can see that one measure of inflation has gone down, while the other has gone up.

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We should be supporting progressive forces in Israel, not boycotting them

In a long standing tradition, internationalism has been about campaigning for peace, cooperation, economic development and education.

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Union membership increased by 59,000 to 6.5 million in 2012

Trade Union membership rose by 59,000 to 6.5 million last year, according to a report by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills report published today.

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Four chasing every UK job

Four people are chasing every job in England, Scotland and Wales, and in some areas more than 10 jobseekers are chasing each vacancy, according to a new survey.

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Homecare: It’s time to care – why we need an Ethical Care Charter

Matthew Egan, assistant national officer for Unison, explains why we need an Ethical Care Charter. Homecare: It’s time to care.

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International engagement with Israel’s trade unions is essential to the peace process

The Histadrut, the Israeli TUC, plays a vital role in working for a two-state solution – British trade unions should work to build ties with it, not break them.

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