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Uber rights U-turn is just the latest stage of the journey to decent work

By Tim Sharp A screeching U-turn by Uber on wages, pensions and holiday pay is the just the latest stage in the journey to ensure that all work – including in the gig economy – is decent work. Uber’s PR … Continue reading

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Former BA Union General Secretary Faces Life Imprisonment Under Hong Kong’s Anti-Subversion Laws

A former British Airways flight attendant who was General Secretary of the airline’s powerful Hong Kong cabin crew union and President of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions,now faces the prospect of life in prison after being arrested under the … Continue reading

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How Collective Bargaining Can Tackle The Race To The Bottom

By John Earls, Ben Norman, Andrew Waterman Neoliberal globalisation has led to a ‘race to the bottom’ as free trade policies force workers and whole industries to compete across borders – but there is a solution: trade union representation. In … Continue reading

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Historic Win For GMB As Supreme Court Rules Against Uber

The GMB scored a ‘historic’ win as the UK Supreme Court on February 19th passed judgement in the union’s landmark worker’s rights case against Uber. Judges ruled in GMB’s favour – determining that Uber drivers are not self-employed, but are workers … Continue reading

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