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08 February 2016

A letter to Conservative ministers Oliver Letwin and Chris Grayling from Business Minister Nick Boles reveals the Tories considering concessions to the Trade Union Bill.

05 February 2016

The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has reported on the Trade Union Bill, noting the potential for breaches of international human rights law in some of the legislation the government has proposed.

05 February 2016

Further amendments have been made to the Trade Union Bill across parties, with the intention largely to weaken legislation that would be overly punitive toward trade unions.

Upcoming Conferences and Events

EU Developments: has social Europe disintegrated? LONDON

09/02/2016 09:30
09/02/2016 15:30
Europe/London

Tuesday 9 February 2016.

A one-day conference

GMB, 22 Stephenson Way, Euston, London, NW1 2HD

By 2017 UK workers will be asked to vote in a referendum about membership of the European Union. To date, there is no certainty about what the EU structure or rules will look like or what we will be asked to vote for or against. Meanwhile, the House of Lords has voted to extend the EU referendum franchise to 16 and 17 year olds.