Ambulance called to Asos warehouse nearly once a week

08 May 2019

Ambulance callouts to the Asos warehouse in Grimethorpe totalled 45 last year – averaging at nearly one a week.

Trade Union Act blocks well-supported strike

03 May 2019

PCS has reported "massive" support for industrial action among its members, but the stipulations of the Trade Union Act 2016 will block a strike.

Social care "in real trouble" as contractors crash and hundreds strike

03 May 2019

The social care sector is "in real trouble" a senior union official has said after a disastrous week in which a company contracted to provide the service teetered on the brink of collapse and hundreds of workers prepared to strike

Schools fail to fill leadership roles due to overwork crisis, survey finds

03 May 2019

A survey by union the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has found that schools are struggling to recruit people into leadership roles and up to a fifth of managerial roles are going unfilled.

Probation privatisation is a lose-lose situation, MPs say in scathing report

03 May 2019

The privatisation of the probation service has resulted in a lose-lose situation, according to a new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Employers overwhelmingly reject worker-director role, survey finds

02 May 2019

UK employers have overwhelmingly rejected the opportunity to appoint worker-directors to their boards, a new survey has found.

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