Category Archives: UK Employment Rights

Katherine Tai Outlines US “Worker-Centered Trade Policy”

On June 10th The United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai participated in an AFL-CIO ‘town hall’ to lay out her vision for a worker-centered trade policy that supports the Biden-Harris Administration’s Build Back Better agenda.  In her remarks, Ambassador Tai … Continue reading

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Disciplinary action against workers who go on strike is unlawful, tribunal says

Employers will no longer be able to get away with mistreating employees who take part in union-organised workplace disputes following an important legal decision yesterday, says UNISON. UK law had previously prevented employers from sacking staff involved in strike action … Continue reading

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Official GMB – Uber Statement

Uber will formally recognise GMB, which will now be able to represent up to 70,000 Uber drivers across the UK GMB union and Uber have today announced a groundbreaking trade union recognition deal. Under the collective bargaining agreement, the trade … Continue reading

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Queen’s Speech – So Where Was The Employment Bill?

By Carolyn Jones, Director of the Institute of Employment Rights Politicians are always keen to tell us what people talk to them about on the doorstep. During elections, politicians are also keen to use those doorsteps to promise voters they … Continue reading

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