Over half of UK workers have witnessed or experienced discrimination, survey finds

25 October 2019

Over half of UK workers have experienced or witnessed discrimination at work, with rates of this form of injustice higher in Britain than in France or Germany.

McDonald's workers announce 'biggest ever' strike

25 October 2019

McDonald's workers across the UK have warned bosses that they are planning to launch the biggest wave of fast food strikes the UK has ever seen.

Northern Irish health workers getting left behind, Unison warns

25 October 2019

NHS workers in Northern Ireland are being forgotten when it comes to improvements in pay and conditions, public services union, Unison, has warned.

ACAS and Unison issue menopausal workers' rights advice

25 October 2019

On World Menopause Day (Friday 18 October), both Acas and the public service union Unison issued guidance for protecting the rights of workers who are experiencing the menopause.

BRIEFING: The two Brexit ‘deals’ - and their implications for workers’ rights - compared

21 October 2019

The Institute of Employment Rights today published a timely briefing prepared by EU law expert Professor Nicola Countouris and IER President Professor Keith Ewing.

Austerity whistleblower wins Supreme Court case to be granted employment rights

18 October 2019

District Judge, Claire Gilham, has won a Supreme Court case over the interpretation of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA), allowing her to take her whistleblowing case to tribunal.

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