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McDonnell vows to re-legalise sympathy action

10 December 2018

Labour would reinstate the right to take sympathy action to support workers abroad, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said.

UK "lagging behind" in fight against modern slavery, report reveals

06 December 2018

New research reported in the Independent has revealed that Britain is "lagging behind" the other countries when it comes to its approach to tackling modern slavery.

In-work poverty rising faster than employment, research finds

06 December 2018

In-work poverty has been rising at a faster rate than employment, with four million workers now living beneath the breadline, new research from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has revealed.

High Court rejects claim that collective bargaining is a human right

06 December 2018

The High Court has rejected the claim that Deliveroo couriers have a human right to collective bargaining in accordance to Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

Unpaid carers “urgently” need better employment rights, researchers say

30 November 2018

Researchers at the University of Lancaster have called on the government to improve employment rights for workers with care responsibilities.

Austerity-driven inequality not "inevitable", it was a choice, says EHRC

28 November 2018

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said widening inequality seen in the UK as a result of austerity policies was a political choice, not an inevitability.

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