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Cavendish Review: Zero-hours contracts are a false economy

11 July 2013

The Cavendish Review: An independent review into healthcare assistants and support workers in the NHS and social care settings, has called zero-hours contracts a false economy for healthcare providers.

New TUPE Regulations 'will be announced by September'

05 July 2013

Jo Swinson, Employment Minister, has said the new TUPE Regulations will be announced by September.

PM asks businesses their opinion on European employment law; workers not invited

05 July 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron has made it clear where his allegiances lie by inviting six business leaders to review European employment legislation. Workers, whose fundamental rights the regulations affect, were not given a voice.

Briefing: Unions must take advantage of Woolworths EAT outcome

05 July 2013

Thompsons Solicitors have written a briefing on the implications of this week's EAT judgement that the 'at one establishment' rule in collective consultations should be ignored.

Len McCluskey's response to Cameron's union bashing

04 July 2013

Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey has responded to Prime Minister David Cameron's insinuations that the union is in control of the Labour Party.

TUC report proposes radical 'predistribution' strategy to heal flailing economy

03 July 2013

Higher wages, great employment levels and collective bargaining is the first step towards a new, stronger, economy, a new Trades Union Congress (TUC) report argues.

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