MPs urge govt to take action on gender pay gap

19 April 2018

MPs have urged the government to take action on the gender pay gap after one in ten employers failed to comply with reporting rules.

Institute of Employment Rights to launch in Scotland

19 April 2018

Labour movement think tank the Institute for Employment Rights (IER) is to open a Scotland division.

MPs accuse government of dragging its feet on bogus self-employment

19 April 2018

The Chairs of the Work and Pensions (DWP) Select Committee and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee have criticised the lack of government action on bogus self-employment.

5 million workers have no right to enforce rights with ‘parent company’, research shows

06 April 2018

Five million workers in the UK do not currently have the right to bring workers’ rights claims against their parent employer, for reasons such as that they work through an agency or for a franchise.

All sectors report gender pay gap that favours men

06 April 2018

The results of the first compulsory gender pay gap reporting exercise has shown that men are paid more than women on average in every sector.

DPD offers workers' rights, but lower pay

29 March 2018

'Gig' employer DPD has offered its couriers - until now ostensibly employed as independent contractors - workers' rights, but those who accept the deal will receive a lower rate of pay.

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