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Category Archives: UK Employment Rights
PCS has achieved a major victory over the government as the High Court has ruled that ministers acted illegally by withdrawing check-off, the decades-old practice of collecting membersâ union subscriptions directly from their pay packet. The union has won ÂŁ3 … Continue reading
We could turn our country from one of the most unequal in Europe to one that offers decent pay andÂ and quality jobs. This article was written byÂ John Hendy QC, Professor Keith Ewing and Carolyn Jones. The past couple of weeks … Continue reading
12th October Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, (who is lined up to chair the Government’s Industrial Strategy Council) has said the decline of trade unionism as a key reason for the stagnation in real wages over … Continue reading
This new volume published in July 2018 examines the extension of collective agreements and its use as a policy tool to expand the coverage of labour protection, and shore up collective bargaining. At a time when inequality is on the … Continue reading
By Adrian Weir, Campaign for Trade Union Freedom In this blog I will make three clearly inter-related points (i) the union link with Labour is good for the left (ii) that the link allows the unionsâ extra-parliamentary work to permeate … Continue reading
By Rosa Crawford, Policy Officer, TUC EU and International Relations The trade in service agreement (TiSA) might sound like something technical but donât be fooled, it poses serious threats to workersâ rights, our public services and sovereignty. TiSA is a … Continue reading
The Employment Tribunals have ruled that union representatives at Picturehouseâs Ritzy cinema were unfairly dismissed in June 2017. The unanimous finding of unfair dismissal, which applies to two of the three applicants, vindicates the decision to bring the complaints which … Continue reading
The UK Government Forced To Revise National Statistics On Trade Union Membership In Response to Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods Research. Rhys Davies reveals how official figures have under-estimated the presence of trade unions within … Continue reading
By Tony Burke, Chair of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom The controversial âPosted Workers Directiveâ which was used by employers and contractors to undermine national pay agreements and exploit workers has been amended by the European Parliament. In a … Continue reading