It is increasingly recognised that a one size fits all pension age is unfair to manual workers in physically demanding who are faced with a double whammy in retirement. Many are forced to retire prior to the official pension age and they then have a lower life expectancy compared to professional occupations such as doctors, lawyers and accountants of over 7 years.
UCATT has warmly welcomed the announcement made today (September 26th) by the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell that the next Labour Government will transform the minimum wage into a genuine Living Wage.
TUC Congress has today (Tuesday 13th September) overwhelmingly supported a motion moved by construction union UCATT which commits the union movement to stamp out the unacceptable use of surveillance equipment in the workplace.
Our new guide seeks to assist UCATT members in lobbying to stop public contracts going to firms that have blacklisted workers and have not made up for it. Download the Blacklisting & Public Procurement Guide now.