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Hotel workers claim exploitation on booming Isle of Skye

23 July 2018

Hotel workers on the Isle of Skye, which is currently experiencing a tourism boom, have complained that they are being denied their employment rights.

Over half of homeless families in England are in work, new research shows

23 July 2018

New research has confirmed that work does not pay for a significant proportion of people in England, as over half of homeless families are found to be employed.

500 pack tent for IER/CTUF Tolpuddle event

23 July 2018

Nearly 500 people attended the Fringe Marquee at Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival to hear the case for a dedicated government department for labour and trade union rights.

Legal aid 'deserts' have made human rights "unenforceable", say MPs

19 July 2018

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has criticised the government’s legal aid cuts, stating that they have made human rights “unenforceable” in the UK.

27 'freelance' educators make claim for employment rights

19 July 2018

Art educators who claim they were recently dismissed by the National Gallery are challenging their employment status at tribunal.

Thousands of care workers lose out on back pay after judge overturns decision on sleep-in wage

19 July 2018

Thousands of carers will lose out on expected back pay after a judge overturned the decision that workers should receive the minimum wage during sleep-ins.

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