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Deliveroo couriers 'earn £2 an hour and sometimes work for free', inquiry finds

24 July 2018

Couriers working for Deliveroo earn as little as £2 per hour and sometimes don't get paid at all for the tasks they undertake, a new report from MP Frank Field has found.

Labour will reinstate Agricultural Wages Board, Corbyn tells Tolpuddle

23 July 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told the Tolpuddle Festival yesterday (Sunday 22 July) that his party would bring back the Agricultural Wages Board (AGW).

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.

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