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Labour promises to close gender pay gap by 2030

15 November 2019

The Labour Party has promised to close the gender pay gap by 2030 by improving wages, workers' protections, and enforcement of the law.

Govt plans to amend Human Rights Act would contravene the European Convention on Human Rights, experts warn

15 November 2019

The Conservative Party has proposed to amend the Human Rights Act so as to prevent the investigation of British soldiers accused of the murder of Irish citizens during the Troubles.

McStrikers gear up for Global Day of Action

11 November 2019

Workers across McDonald's franchises – nicknamed McStrikers – are readying themselves for a Global Day of Action tomorrow (Tuesday 12 November 2019).

Labour pledges one year of statutory maternity pay

11 November 2019

The Labour Party has pledged to increase the amount of time women receive statutory maternity pay from nine months to one year if they win the election.

Govt proposes consultation on making employers provide references

01 November 2019

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced its intention to consult on proposals to make employers provide references to workers.

Leaked document reveals govt plan to tear up workers' rights

01 November 2019

A leaked document seen by the Financial Times has revealed the government's plans to dilute workers' rights after the UK leaves the EU.

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