Author: Ben Sellers

The reintroduction of employment tribunal fees. How did we get here?

IER resources to help understand the history of access to justice for workers

Legendary trade unionist Davie Cooper, who led the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders, has died aged 84

Davie Cooper had a long career as union convenor at the Govan yard and was a powerful figure behind the scenes

Employment tribunal fees “put a hurdle in front of workers seeking justice”, says TUC

Union body says fees will allow “bad bosses” to “ride roughshod over staff”

PCS Announce First Legal Challenge of Government’s Anti-Strike Laws

via Thompson's Solicitors

TUC and REC urge government to abandon rehashed plan to allow agency staff to replace strikers

Representatives of both agency sector and unions say this plan is counter-productive, impractical and could prolong and inflame disputes

ASLEF call more strikes as Minimum Service Levels threat looms

Train services set to be disrupted for a week from 30th January, as dispute over pay rumbles on

ASLEF’s consultation response to hiring agency staff to cover industrial action

ASLEF's response to the Department for Business and Trade's consultation on hiring agency workers to cover strikes.

Gig economy: UK Supreme Court adds to developing case law with Deliveroo collective bargaining ruling

Lucy Trevelyan, writing for the International Bar Association

Minimum service strike law ‘should apply to Northern Ireland’, says Buckland

Robert Buckland, chair of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, said the legislation would help those who are in "dire need" to access services.

UK Government ‘breaching international law’ with seasonal worker scheme, says UN envoy

The Home Office has been found to be failing to investigate ‘clear indicators of forced labour’

UnionDues podcast: putting education at the heart of our movement

The latest UnionDues podcast features a vital discussion with the General Secretary of the General Federation of Trade Unions, Gawain Little.

Asda private equity owners grilled by MPs over lack of transparency and workers’ rights

TDR Capital were grilled by MPs yesterday over the supermarket’s debt pile, a lack of transparency and workers’ rights
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