Author: Ben Sellers

Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill – House of Lords

Lord Tony Woodley's Private Members Bill published on the 21st February 2024

HeartUnions week

A chance to tell the story about why unions are vital for everyone at work, and encourage them to join a union.

Hundreds of staff at major cycling charity secure trade union recognition

Sustrans has reached an agreement to establish trade union recognition with Unite for its staff

Office for National Statistics (ONS) release latest figures; TUC respond

Estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity and other employment-related statistics for the UK (Feb 2024)

Transformative ideas – ensuring a just share of progress for all

New publication explores the need for a transformative approach to envisioning a just social and economic model.

Union leader speaks out about “dangerous exploitation of vulnerable workers” on anniversary of Morecambe Bay Disaster

20 years on, widescale and often dangerous exploitation of vulnerable workers is still rife says Unite's Sharon Graham

Minimum service levels ‘won’t protect students from strikes’

Union and employer body clash on ways to prevent more industrial action

CBI lobbying to ‘soften’ Labour’s workers’ rights pledges, FT reports.

New president warns against "European model"

Rayner reiterates Labour’s commitment to a New Deal for Working People

Labour's Deputy leader says a new Labour Government will introduce draft legislation within 100 days of an election victory

The Miners’ Strike – Channel 4 documentary in three parts

Tom Barrow's film - Miners' Strike 1984: the Battle for Britain marks 40 years since the strike

Protests as Tata bosses appear at Parliamentary Select Committee on Port Talbot

Demonstration was held to coincide with Tata bosses giving evidence at a Parliamentary select committee hearing on Port Talbot on Wednesday

New report on platform economy marks first step towards considering a new international labour standard

A new ILO study marks a step forward towards creating a new international labour standard to support decent work in the platform economy.
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