Contracting out doesn’t improve efficiency – it just makes it easier to pay people less.
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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.
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.
Anyone taking a closer look at the figures can see that one measure of inflation has gone down, while the other has gone up.
In a long standing tradition, internationalism has been about campaigning for peace, cooperation, economic development and education.
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.
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.
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.