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Shadow Minister and working mum, Laura Pidcock, inspires workers at Durham Gala

17 July 2019

Shadow Minister for Labour, Laura Pidcock, gave an inspiring speech at the Institute of Employment Rights' (IER) fringe meeting on the eve of the Durham Gala – all while holding her baby.

Amazon workers join global protests

16 July 2019

UK Amazon workers joined a protest against the company alongside thousands of their colleagues across the globe.

Govt proposes single enforcement body for employment law

16 July 2019

The government is consulting on new proposals for a single body to enforce some areas of employment law.

Govt proposes sick pay for lowest earners

16 July 2019

The government yesterday (15 July) launched a consultation into new proposals the Departments of Work and Pensions and Health claim will help people with long-term illnesses stay in work.

Labour Minister confirms plans to ban zero-hour contracts, reinstate sectoral collective bargaining and raise pay

16 July 2019

Shadow Minister for Labour, Laura Pidcock, has confirmed the Labour Party's plans to ban zero-hour contracts, reinstate sectoral collective bargaining and raise pay across the UK.

Whistleblowing laws need urgent reform, says cross-party group

15 July 2019

The all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on whistleblowing today released a report drawing on evidence from over 300 whistleblowers, urging the government to reform the law.

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