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The government has now released its own âguidancesâ for a return to work by stealth â cutting workersâ representation out of the picture, writes Professor Keith Ewing, President of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom Last week the gloves came … Continue reading
We know the law is no friend of workers, so how can we ensure health and safety in the workplace amid desperate times for many? Carolyn Jones recommends an expert panel discussion that will help workers and their reps get … Continue reading
Places going fast! So register today at https://tinyurl.com/y7gmmrnb Campaign For Trade Union Freedom on-line Zoom event for trade unionists: ‘When Is It Right To Stop The Job?’ May 18th at 6.00pm to 7.30pm. See flyer for speakers.
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the underlying weakness of the UKâs employment laws and we can expect there will be demands from employers for âmore flexibilityâ or attempts to weaken the already weak employment laws. European and global trade unions … Continue reading
Employees dismissed after four hubs slated for closure – Reuter’s report Spainâs High Court has ordered Ryanair Â to reinstateÂ 224 workers collectively dismissed from four bases in the country, saying the reasons given by the airline for seeking to close the … Continue reading
Below is a summary of a Daily Telegraph article not widely reported on – but it is a big blow to Johnson’sÂ hare brainedÂ plans to drive through a trade deal with the EU and the US at the same time, something … Continue reading
Statement From the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom and the Institute Of Employment Rights : After Covid-19Â No Going Back To Business As Usual The Corona virus pandemic has demonstrated the need to revolutionise the protection of workers for the future. … Continue reading
The ‘Swedish Derogation’ which has been used by employers to exploitÂ agency workers ends today. EmployersÂ will no longer be able to pay long-term agency workers less than their colleagues.Â It is estimated that around 120,000 workers are currently affected by the misuse … Continue reading
EmployersÂ staying openÂ must guarantee safe working conditionsÂ says HSE,Â CBI and TUCÂ in jointÂ statementÂ
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), CBI and TUCÂ haveÂ today issued an unprecedentedÂ joint callÂ for employers to ensure safe working conditions during the coronavirus outbreak. The statement says thatÂ ifÂ companiesÂ remainÂ openÂ they must takeÂ practicalÂ steps to minimise theÂ threatÂ ofÂ workersÂ being exposed toÂ the virusÂ wherever possible â including enabling social … Continue reading
A note on some of the relevant health and safety law for workers working during the coronavirus crisis. By Lord John Hendy QC Â The evidence is becoming overwhelming that many employers not involved in essential work have been insisting on … Continue reading