ECJ makes landmark ruling on working time

17 May 2019

The European Court of Justice has ruled that employers must keep a record of the hours their workers actually take on in order to stay in line with the Working Time Directive.

Record number of teachers experiencing emotional "crisis"

17 May 2019

A charity that provides an emotional support helpline to teachers and other staff in the education sector has warned that it has been experiencing a record number of calls from people who have reached an emotional crisispoint.

Care workers celebrate "momentous victory" after record-long dispute

17 May 2019

A nearly two-year long dispute with Birmingham City Council has finally ended in the local authority agreeing to reverse changes that would have seen care workers lose up to £11,000 a year.

Union wins £1.9m for blacklisted workers

17 May 2019

Blacklisted workers have been compensated to the tune of nearly £2 million after Unite the Union fought their case in the courts.

Probation services renationalised after privatisation failure

17 May 2019

Probation services will be renationalised after five years of failure under Chris Grayling's privatisation plan.

Labour vows to abolish youth rates

17 May 2019

Labour has this week vowed to abolish youth rates – the lower National Minimum Wage for young people.

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