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Anti-union laws lead to 14% increase in workplace mortality, study finds

20 June 2018

Anti-union 'right to work' (RTW) laws in the US lead to a significant increase in workplace mortality, a new study has found.

MP launches inquiry into workers' rights at Deliveroo

18 June 2018

'Gig' employer Deliveroo is coming under increasing pressure to reform its business model, as MP Frank Field launches an inquiry into workers' rights at the company.

Most Britons want railways to be renationalised, poll shows

15 June 2018

A new poll for The Independent has found that most people living in the UK want the railways to be renationalised.

Labour floats new sexual harassment at work protections

15 June 2018

Speaking at the BFAWU conference this week, leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn vowed to clamp down on sexual harassment in the workplace.

Real wages remain stagnant

15 June 2018

New figures from the Office for National Statistics this week revealed that real wage growth has remained stagnant after years of falling behind pre-recession levels.

High Court judge agrees gig workers have human right to apply for collective bargaining

15 June 2018

A High Court judge has agreed that couriers working for gig employer Deliveroo have a human right to apply for the creation of a collective bargaining unit.

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