Category Archives: UK Employment Rights

CTUF – IER Fringe at Labour Conference

There has been an error regarding details of the CTUF- IER Fringe on Monday lunchtime (25th September) – the event has been omitted from the official printed fringe guide. We are trying to make sure the Fringe is included in … Continue reading

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John McDonnell statement read at CTUF – IER Fringe at the TUC

Brothers and Sisters, first of all apologies for not being with you tonight. I have had to return to London as I have a constituency engagement that has clashed with this meeting. We also have a heavy Parliamentary week ahead … Continue reading

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CTUF at Burnston School Strike Rally

Christine Blower and John Hendy QC representing Campaign For Trade Union Freedom at the Burnston School Strike Rally September 3rd.

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Consultation On Certification Officer’s Levy

The Government have opened consultation on a levy to be imposed on trade unions and employers organisations which gives the Certification Officer the power to impose a levy on trade unions and employers’ associations to recover the cost of oversight … Continue reading

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McDonald’s workers could strike for the first time in the UK

Workers at two McDonald’s outlets, in Cambridge and Crayford, London have voted to take industrial action over concerns about working conditions and the use of zero-hour contracts. They also are seeking a wage increase to at least £10 an hour … Continue reading

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Unite secures landmark holiday pay ruling

Unite has today (Monday 31 July) called on employers to urgently get their ‘house in order’ over holiday pay after it secured a landmark legal victory meaning employers must now include voluntary overtime in holiday pay calculations. Today’s decision by … Continue reading

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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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