VIDEO: IER Tolpuddle fringe meeting

15 August 2018

Here is the full stream of the joint IER & Campaign for Trade Union Freedom fringe meeting, taken by one of our audience, which took place at Tolpuddle Martyrs festival this year. There were over 500 people packed in to the tent, with standing room only.

Govt failing to tackle sexual harassment at work, MPs say

30 July 2018

The Women and Equalities Committee has lambasted the government, regulators and employers for failing to adequately tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.

Weak public sector pay rises bashed by unions

30 July 2018

An announcement last week that public sector workers will see pay rises below inflation, and that the wage increases may have to come out of existing budgets, has been widely criticised by trade unions.

Govt committee proposes maximum workplace temperature laws

30 July 2018

The Environmental Audit Committee has published a report recommending that the government consider instituting maximum workplace temperature requirements in response to recent heatwaves.

Over 2m workers have holiday pay withheld, research shows

30 July 2018

New TUC research estimates that 2.2 million workers do not receive the paid annual leave they are entitled to, losing out on nearly £3 billion worth of holiday pay per year.

Independent review launched into Modern Slavery Act

30 July 2018

An independent review has been launched into the Modern Slavery Act after a cross-party report revealed the extent of economic and social costs related to the crime.

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