Autumn budget gives little to the many and more to the few

30 October 2018

Theresa May's promise that the Autumn budget would signal the "end of austerity" was viewed with suspicion from the very start, and for many, Chancellor Philip Hammond's speech yesterday only reinforced their view that the government won't put its money where its mouth is when it comes to public services.

Uber leaves drivers '£18,000 Out Of Pocket' as it fights legal judgment

29 October 2018

Uber has left its drivers £18,000 out of pocket over the last two years as it continues to fight an Employment Tribunal judgment that its drivers are "workers", not "independent contractors", and therefore eligible for basic rights like the minimum wage and holiday pay.

Over one in five workers paid less than cost of living, research shows

29 October 2018

More than one in five workers are now being paid less than the "real" living wage, according to new research from the Living Wage Foundation.

Govt ignored warnings public sector pay cap would push children into poverty, document reveals

29 October 2018

The government ignored warnings that the public sector pay cap would push children in working families below the poverty line, a new document uncovered by GMB has revealed.

Police to take govt to court over pay

26 October 2018

The Police Federation has begun legal proceedings against the Home Office after the department failed to deliver the pay rise recommended by an independent body the set up to set wages for two years in a row.

Medical couriers 'in physical danger' due to poor working conditions

26 October 2018

Medical couriers report that poor working conditions are leaving them in serious danger on the road and injured workers are returning to duties too quickly because they cannot afford the time off.

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