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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.

Prison workers 'unsupported in dangerous jobs until they're 68'

12 July 2019

Prison workers gathered in the House of Commons this week to share their experiences of work in the justice system.

Wales to launch new trade union rights

10 July 2019

Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford yesterday detailed the core principles of a new Social Partnership Bill to the Welsh Assembly, which will make it easier for unions, employers and government to work together to provide fair work and a strong, productive economy for all.

How the IER can deliver the greener, fairer economy that unions want

08 July 2019

The TUC today released a new report calling on government and employers to prepare for the transition to a climate-safe economy in conjunction with workers and their unions.

Social care funding a "national scandal", say Lords

05 July 2019

A cross-party group of Lords has described social care funding as a "national scandal", urging the government to make an extra £8 billion available to the service immediately.

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