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Hermes couriers 'workers', rules tribunal

25 June 2018

In the latest employment status challenge against a 'gig' economy employer, a tribunal has ruled yet again that workers have been misclassified as self-employed and thus deprived of their employment rights.

Police refuses to name blacklisted workers they spied on

25 June 2018

The Metropolitan Police has refused to name the workers that its undercover Special Branch spied on, including to the victims themselves.

Class still a significant factor in workplace progression, research finds

22 June 2018

Working class people continue to face barriers to career success, according to new research.

Govt spends millions on gagging orders amid reports of toxic workplace culture

22 June 2018

The House of Commons has spent millions on a total of 53 non-disclosure agreements on staff in the space of just five years, official data has shown.

Privatisation of probation "a mess", say MPs

22 June 2018

The part-privatisation of probation services is "currently a mess", the Commons' Justice Committee has reported following an eight-month inquiry into the sector.

IER explains social care proposals at Unison conference

22 June 2018

The IER took its Manifesto for Labour Law policy ideas to Brighton on Wednesday as part of UNISON’s official fringe circuit.

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