Union sets up foodbank for agency workers at hospital

30 April 2019

GMB union has set up a foodbank for agency workers at Queen Elizabeth Hospital who say they have gone without pay due to the implementation of a new remuneration scheme.

Employers controlling workers with tech, warns union leader

29 April 2019

CWU General Secretary Dave Ward has warned that employers are increasingly using technology to control their workers.

Labour promises pay rise and training for social care workers

26 April 2019

The Labour Party has vowed to increase pay, and provide training, for social care workers across the UK.

Minimum wage non-compliance has been increasing since 2016, LPC says

26 April 2019

The number of workers who are paid below the statutory minimum increased again last year, following a trend of rising non-compliance with the law that has been ongoing since 2016.

People from disadvantaged backgrounds twice as likely to be workless adults, study finds

25 April 2019

People who grew up in disadvantaged households are twice as likely to be unemployed between the ages of 18 and 24, even if they have comparable qualifications to their more privileged peers.

Govt admit NHS staff need better rights

25 April 2019

NHS staff should have better protections when it comes to whistleblowing and gender discrimination as well as provided with a better work-life balance, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has admitted.

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