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Part-time workers see 'virtually no' wage progression, fueling gender pay gap

06 February 2018

Part-time workers see virtually no hourly wage progression and, as women account for most people on reduced hours, this is a significant driver behind the persistence of the gender pay gap.

377 made redundant following Carillion collapse

02 February 2018

The Official Receiver managing the liquidation of the Carillion group has announced that 377 workers will lose their jobs through redundancy.

"Crisis brewing" as job stresses force teachers to drop out, MPs warn

02 February 2018

The stresses teachers face at work is causing many to leave the profession, leading to a shortage, MPs have warned in a new report.

A six-month internship costs young people over £6,000, new research shows

02 February 2018

Unpaid internships currently cost up to £6,114 for just six months, a new study has revealed, locking all but the most privileged of young people out of potential employment opportunities.

Brexit Bill "constitutionally unacceptable", Lords Committee warns

02 February 2018

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill has been described as "constitutionally unacceptable" by a cross-party group of Lords.

REVIEW: Europe, the EU and Britain: Workers’ Rights and Economic Democracy

29 January 2018

By John Foster

Last summer's international seminar organised by the Institute of Employment Rights brought together trade unionists from Portugal, Ireland, Cyprus, Germany and Britain in London’s Marx Memorial Library to discuss the EU.

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