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Category Archives: UK Employment Rights
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
Unite members at at Go North West in Greater Manchester have defeated attempts to fire and rehire them, agreeingĀ a deal which will end one of the country’sĀ longest-running industrialĀ disputes in recent times. It is a major victory for Unite, the bus … Continue reading
By Andy McDonald Labour MP for Middlesbrough and shadow secretary for employment rights. From The House MagazineĀ 14th May Government inaction means that millions of low paid and precarious workers who are entitled to protections have been abandoned to fight for … Continue reading
Trade unions in the US and Mexico filed the first complaint under the ārapid response mechanismā in the US, Mexico, Canada trade deal which allows companies abusing labour rights in those countries to face penalties. The complaint is against Tridonex … Continue reading