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The jobs recovery continues, but with insecure low paid work in the ascendency

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Despite the continuing good news on unemployment, many people are still feeling the squeeze.

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Britain still needs a pay rise

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Britain badly needs a pay rise, right across the board.

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Jobs, opportunity and fairness – Derbyshire is showing the way on pay

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Derby City Council is showing policymakers how to respond to the long-term unemployment crisis.

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Stand up to racism and fascism this Saturday

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The TUC is giving its full backing to the March 22 demo against racism and fascism.

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Yesterday’s budget failed to deliver the help that the UK’s hard pressed households need

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This was a Budget that delivered rising living standards to those who are already well off.

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Left Foot Forward writer Duncan Weldon to be new Newsnight economics correspondent

Congratulations this Friday go to the Duncan Weldon, a Left Foot Forward contributor since 2009, who is joining BBC Newsnight as their economics correspondent.

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The government has once again shown its contempt for NHS staff

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Average NHS workers have had a 10 per cent real terms pay cut since this government came to power in 2010.

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A final chance to defeat the hospital closure clause

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The TUC is calling on MPs to oppose the government’s ill-thought out hospital closure clause.

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Unless we see a pick-up in productivity, the UK risks slower growth

Unless we see a pick-up in productivity growth soon then the UK risks much slower growth, and lower living standards, in the future.

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Despite welcome news on unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating

Despite today’s welcome news on falling unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating.

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