Damage done to the environment by past and present carbon emissions is forcing companies to think about adapting their products and services to a changing climate, but few have considered what such a dramatic change in the UK's weather will mean for their staff and the jobs that they do, says the TUC in a report out today (Monday).
In anticipation of the publication of the draft European Commission Directive on Regulating Private Equity and Hedge Funds this week, Jack Dromey, Deputy General Secretary of Unite said: "There is overwhelming support in the European Parliament for the effective regulation of private equity in Europe.
Diana Holland, Uniteâ€™s Assistant General Secretary for Equalities, said: "We welcome the publication of the Equality Bill and the recognition that the commitment to fairness and equality will not be a casualty of the global economic crisis.
To commemorate Workers Memorial Day tomorrow (Tuesday) Unite is saying enough is enough as every week in the UK a farm worker is killed from injuries received at work making it the most dangerous place to work in Britain.
GMB to step up campaign for health & safety at work on International Workers Memorial Day, when workers and trade unions remember the dead and fight for the living
GMB reject business community claim that the economic climate is too fragile to impose equality measures on business
GMB demand compensation and undertake to work with Council to improve Licensing Department procedures on private hire issues
GMB hope to be part of a continuing dialogue with the Justice Department to ensure that the new prisons deliver for the public
Responding to the Equality Bill published today (Monday) by Equalities Minister Harriet Harman, Wales TUC General Secretary Martin Mansfield said: â€œWe welcome the Minister's courage in defying the business lobbyists who say that equality doesn't matter in a recession by publishing this Bill.
Shopworkersâ€™ union, Usdaw, is supporting the Governmentâ€™s move to bring about fairer workplaces. Harriet Harmanâ€™s Equality Bill will require employers to publish how much they pay women compared to men....