Category Archives: UK Employment Rights

Uber Loses Employment Rights Appeal

Uber the controversial the ride hailing app company has lost its appeal on the employments rights of its drivers, the GMB union has said. The company was appealed against a previous decision by an Employment Tribunal that its drivers were … Continue reading

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CWU – High Court Injunction – “A Sinister Development”

Commenting on the decision by the High Court to grant the Royal Mail an injunction against the CWU taking strike action following a properly balloted strike and overwhelming supported by their members Campaign For Trade Union Freedom President Professor Keith … Continue reading

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CWU Says Dispute Postponed Not Cancelled

Following the decision by the High Court to grant an injunction against the CWU stopping strike action – despite members returining a massive vote in favour of action – in both the turnout and a yes vote – the CWU … Continue reading

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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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