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Category Archives: European Employment Rights
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 â€“ but there is a solution: trade union representation. In … Continue reading
The GMB scored a â€˜historicâ€™ win as the UK Supreme Court on February 19thÂ passed judgement in the unionâ€™s landmark workerâ€™s rights case against Uber. Judges ruled in GMB’s favour – determining that Uber drivers are not self-employed, but are workers … Continue reading
Andy McDonald on the Governmentâ€™s plans for employment rights – House Of Commons January 25th “Mr Speaker, may I start by welcoming the Secretary of State to his place and wishing him every success in his new role. I am … Continue reading
ByÂ Nicola Countouris, ProfessorÂ Keith Ewing, and Lord John Hendy QC Just short of one half of the entire population of the UK are workers – and most of the rest are dependent on workersâ€™ wages. Workersâ€™ rights are therefore crucial. The … Continue reading