Category Archives: European Employment Rights

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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Andy McDonald on the Government’s plans for employment rights

Andy McDonald on the Government’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

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The Brexit TCA & Workers’ Rights – Part One

By Nicola Countouris, Professor 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 workers’ wages. Workers’ rights are therefore crucial. The … Continue reading

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