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One in ten NHS workers experienced sexual harassment in the last year, research finds

21 June 2019

One in ten NHS workers has experienced sexual harrassment in the past year, according to a new survey by Unison.

Care staff report shocking sleeping conditions on night shifts paid below minimum wage

21 June 2019

Care staff have reported shocking conditions during night shifts for which they are paid below the National Minimum Wage in a new Unison report: Sleeping in losing out.

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.

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