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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.

New mothers forced into low-paid work, campaigners warn

01 November 2019

New mothers are being forced to take low-paid, part-time work or even quit their jobs entirely because they cannot find an employer willing to provide flexible working arrangements and childcare is too expensive.

ASDA threatens to sack 12,000 workers if they don't give up breaks

25 October 2019

Supermarket giant, ASDA, has threatened to sack 12,000 UK workers if they do not agree to give up paid breaks and bank holidays.

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.

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