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Unison judicial review may push back ET fee implementation

19 July 2013

Unison's judicial review against the government's new Employment Tribunal fees may push the date of their implementation back from 29 July 2013.

Lobbying Bill barely touches the rich, but slams workers

19 July 2013

The new Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill, published by government earlier this week, has been widely criticised for its failure to significantly affect rich donors, but crackdown hard on trade unionists.

ECJ unexpectedly finds in favour of employer in Alemo-Herron vs. Parkwood Leisure TUPE Case

19 July 2013

Trade unionists and lawyers have been waiting with baited breath for the decision, which it had been hoped would change TUPE law in favour of employees.

Lack of workplace heat law challenged

19 July 2013

An Early Day Motion has been put forward by Labour MP Linda Riordan to challenge the lack of a workplace heat law in the UK.

Collective bargaining is key to equality, report says

19 July 2013

A report by independent think tank the Smith Institute has concluded that trade union freedoms are key to greater earnings equality in the UK.

Govt leaps for trade union restrictions at the first sniff of a lobbying debate

17 July 2013

As anyone who has been following Prime Minister's Questions recently knows, the Tories have put their best efforts into deflecting any serious issue with yet another bash at the unions, and the critical problem of political lobbying is being twisted in the very same way.

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