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IPPR joins IER in support of sectoral collective bargaining in social care

28 November 2018

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has joined the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) in recommending the reinstatement of sectoral collective bargaining in the social care sector.

Study: Pay rises hit profit at the top, not employment at the bottom

28 November 2018

Whenever there are proposals to increase pay, business lobbyists argue the move will lead employers to cut their staff, but the latest report from the Low Pay Commission (LPC) has busted this myth.

More than a quarter of graduates forced into unpaid work, study finds

23 November 2018

Over one in four university graduates have taken unpaid internships, new research from social mobility charity the Sutton Trust has found.

Labour vows to lead by example to end employment "snobbery"

21 November 2018

The Labour Party has vowed to lead by example to spur a "deep-seated culture change" in the UK labour market in order to end "snobbery" in recruitment processes.

Sponsor Santa to run for rights at work!

20 November 2018

Help Santa raise money for rights at work.

Unions and employers call for mental health to be given same weight as physical health

19 November 2018

In an open letter signed by unions, employers and charities, Prime Minister Theresa May has been called upon to give mental health the same weight as physical health in the workplace.

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