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NDA consultation to be brought forward after "leading businessman" covers up allegations of abuse

25 October 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May has told the House of Commons that her government will bring forward a consultation into non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and their use by employers after the Telegraph reported that a "leading businessman" had paid off employees accusing him of sexual and racial harassment in return for their silence.

Govt removed oversight of Carillion projects from independent watchdog, report says

19 October 2018

The Department of Health, under the watch of Jeremy Hunt, removed oversight of Carillion's health construction projects away from an independent watchdog set up to monitor the stability of expensive public projects.

Glasgow strikers could be "an inspiration" to women across Europe

19 October 2018

Trade unionists across Europe have been urged to send messages of support to the 8,000 female workers planning to strike in Glasgow early next week, as a victory for the Scottish women could be "an inspiration" to millions of others.

MPs urge government to raise social care workers' pay

19 October 2018

A cross-party group of MPs has urged the government to review the pay of workers in the social care sector as part of a report warning that Ministers must show further commitment to the integration of health and social care for the endeavour to pay off.

Government acted illegally by withdrawing check-off for PCS members, High Court rules

17 October 2018

The government acted illegally by withdrawing check-off for members of the PCS union, the High Court has ruled in a landmark victory for the labour movement.

Thousands of women to strike for equal pay in Glasgow

15 October 2018

Thousands of women will take to the streets of Glasgow to strike for equal pay for work of equal value on October 23rd and 24th 2018.

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