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Almost half of childcare workers forced to rely on benefits, research shows

18 January 2018

Almost half of workers in the childcare sector are paid so little they are forced to rely on state benefits, new research from the Education Policy Institute has shown.

Women win in equal pay battle with Glasgow council

18 January 2018

The 12,000 women workers who took to the streets of Glasgow in October to fight for equal pay have won their battle with the council.

600+ care workers consider strike after £40 per night pay cut

17 January 2019

Over 600 care workers at Alternative Futures Group are considering strike action this week after the employer cut wages by up to £40 per night, the Guardian has reported.

WATCH: Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law launch

17 January 2019

In September 2018, at TUC Congress, the Institute of Employment Rights launched its influential report - Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law. Its key recommendations have been adopted by the Labour Party and found support among left-wing political parties and major unions across the UK.

Government outsourcing rockets 53% despite Carillion disaster

15 January 2018

GMB and Unite unions have spoken out against the government’s “disastrous” privatisation project after outsourcing surged by 53% in the past year, despite the collapse of Carillion and signs of other contractors being in trouble.

Bristol Deliveroo riders announce all-out strike

15 January 2019

Deliveroo riders in Bristol have announced an all-out strike from 18:00 this Friday (18 January 2019) until the next day.

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