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Government announce a new statutory code to prevent unscrupulous employers from using fire and rehire tactics

A statutory code on the practice of ‘fire and rehire’ will clamp down on controversial tactics used by employers.

High Court win for PCS union

"This was an act of political spite to try and hobble the union’s funding and ability to operate."

Unions warn Ministers that a vast exodus of essential workers is inevitable without higher pay

TUC reports that average real-terms pay in the public sector was down £81 per month in January 2022 compared to the previous year.

Victory for Au pairs and Nannies

"They think that because we are migrants we don’t deserve the same basic protections as other workers."

Unions react to Spring Statement

Rishi Sunak announced his spring statement yesterday against a backdrop of a cost-of-living crisis.

Anger as P&O Ferries fire 800 employees

Crew are defying orders and refusing to leave their ships in protest.

The Certification Officer levy is debated in the Lords

A new levy is being introduced, capped at 2.5 per cent of union income, to fund the expanded role of the Certification Officer.

Unions respond to cost of living crisis

New figures show that wages have failed to keep up with the rising cost of living.

Study finds almost one-third of workers given less than a week’s notice of working hours

TUC responds, stating: "insecure work plagues our labour market".

Carroll’s Trade Union Freedom Bill is narrowly defeated in Stormont

Gerry Carroll MLA's Trade Union and Labour Relations (Amendment) Bill falls, as the Alliance join DUP and UUP in voting down the proposals.

Grenfell campaigner recognised in ‘City of Women’ renaming project for IWD

Yvette Williams MBE has been recognised in a ground-breaking, interactive project re-imagining the London Tube map.

Gender Pay Gap Twitter Bot causes embarrassment on IWD

A genius Twitter bot is causing havoc with large companies’ attempts to paper over the cracks on gender inequality
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