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600+ care workers consider strike after £40 per night pay cut

17 January 2019

Over 600 care workers at Alternative Futures Group are considering strike action this week after the employer cut wages by up to £40 per night, the Guardian has reported.

WATCH: Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law launch

17 January 2019

In September 2018, at TUC Congress, the Institute of Employment Rights launched its influential report - Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law. Its key recommendations have been adopted by the Labour Party and found support among left-wing political parties and major unions across the UK.

Government outsourcing rockets 53% despite Carillion disaster

15 January 2018

GMB and Unite unions have spoken out against the government’s “disastrous” privatisation project after outsourcing surged by 53% in the past year, despite the collapse of Carillion and signs of other contractors being in trouble.

Bristol Deliveroo riders announce all-out strike

15 January 2019

Deliveroo riders in Bristol have announced an all-out strike from 18:00 this Friday (18 January 2019) until the next day.

Employment Law news roundup - December/January

14 January 2019

Happy New Year! The Institute of Employment Rights' weekly news brief took a break over the festive period, but now we're back with a roundup of all the news you may have missed while we were away.

McDonnell vows to re-legalise sympathy action

10 December 2018

Labour would reinstate the right to take sympathy action to support workers abroad, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said.

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