Category Archives: UK Employment Rights

Dave Prentis: We have won a moral struggle to end the tax on justice

Today’s supreme court ruling (July 26th 2017) is the most significant judicial intervention in the history of British employment law. This result is a massive win for our union and a massive win for all workers, whether they’re Unison members … Continue reading

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CTUF At Tolpuddle

The CTUF Fringe Meeting held at Tolpuddle attracted a full house with speakers reporting that festival goers spilled outside of the marquee for the duration of the fringe. Speakers this year included Professor Keith Ewing who is the President of … Continue reading

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Taylor Review : Class Panel Says It’s A ‘Missed Opportunity”

The Taylor Review into modern employment practices was roundly dismissed as a ‘missed opportunity’ by a panel put togther by CLASS – the Centre For Labour And Social Studies. Trade unions across the UK as well as the TUC were … Continue reading

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Wales: Trade Union Act Passed by Welsh Government.

Legislation overturning rules making it more difficult for public sector workers in Wales to take strike action have been passed by the Welsh Government. AMs approved the Welsh Government’s Trade Union (Wales) Bill, which overturns the UK Government’s 2016 Trade … Continue reading

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Unions Warn On Great Repeal Bill

UK unions have warned of the dangers of the so-called Great Repeal Bill which will be used to transpose EU legislation into UK law – with unions suspecting the Government will use the bill to water down employment rights gained … Continue reading

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Employment Rights Debated At CSEU

The Confederation of  Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions Meeting in Southport on July 12th debated UK employment rights in a motion moved by Adrian Weir: Employment Rights and Trade Union Freedoms It is well known that trade union membership has declined … Continue reading

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CTUF At Tolpuddle – This Weekend!

The CTUF/IER fringe will take place again this coming weekend on Friday evening at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival. Speakers  awill include Prof Keith Ewing IER/CTUF; Christine Blower Workplace 2020; Jo Galazka Unite Regional Officer; and, Ben Chacko, Editor of the … Continue reading

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Labour Is Redressing The Ills Of Working Life Today – CTUF at Durham Miners

Plans for new working rights and to smash the restrictions on unions will help turn back the neo-liberal tide, write Adrian Weir Union activists attending the Durham Miners’ Gala last weekend warmly welcomed Labour’s twenty point plan to introduce new … Continue reading

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Unite on the Taylor report: Work must pay; swindling bosses need to fear the law

10 July 2017 Ahead of the publication of the long-awaited Matthew Taylor report tomorrow, (Tuesday 11 July) into workers’ rights in the changing economy, the country’s biggest union, Unite, said the urgency of the situation must be grasped as for … Continue reading

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CTUF Response To Taylor Review On Zero Hours

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