Young govt workers blocked from progression by austerity, Unison members say

17 June 2019

Young local government workers are being blocked from progressing in their careers after austerity measures led to cuts in training, Unison members have noted.

Govt must act to prevent abuse of non-disclosure agreements, Committee says

14 June 2019

A Parliamentary Committee has called upon the government to act on the abuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) following an inquiry into the use of such contracts to silence the victims of harassment in the workplace.

Those who do overtime entitled to more holiday pay, Court of Appeal rules

14 June 2019

The Court of Appeal has ruled that workers who put in overtime regularly should have those extra hours taken into account when their holiday pay entitlement is calculated.

One in six workers in insecure, low-paid work

14 June 2019

New research from the Living Wage Foundation has found that one in six workers is now trapped in insecure, low-paid work.

NHS agency staff call for equal pay

07 June 2019

Agency staff working for the NHS are calling on their private employers to provide them with pay equal to their publically employed colleagues.

Workers want a four-day week, poll finds

07 June 2019

Three-quarters of the British workforce back a four-day working week, a new YouGov poll of 2,000 workers has revealed.

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