Tag Archives: Chuka Umunna

Labour (finally) grasps the nettle on employment tribunal fees

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The latest set of quarterly tribunal statistics confirm the ongoing evisceration of workers’ access to justice by the Coalition.

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Living wage should be paid to a million more workers, says commission

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A living wage for the lowest-paid staff could lead to increased productivity, reduced staff turnover and improved morale.

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Chuka Umunna speech: more important than you think

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Chuka Ummuna has set out Labour’s plans to institutionalize the developmental state and the rise in productivity it achieved in 1997-2010 to solve the living standards crisis.

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A future Labour government ‘will not tolerate’ gender segregation in our universities

Labour shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna MP has spoken out strongly over the dicision by Universities UK to permit gender segregation on British university campuses.

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For young black people to fulfil their potential, we cannot focus on racial inequality alone

We must address issues of class and social mobility that are holding people – of all colours and identities – back, writes Chuka Ummuna.

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Blacklisting: Calls grow for a full investigation and inquiry

Chuka Umunna called for a government investigation into blacklisting today, following new evidence put forward by Sir Robert McAlpine director Cullum McAlpine.

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Labour warn against BIS’s plans to “abolish Equalities Commission by stealth”

This week Chuka Umunna has written to his opposite number Vince Cable to express his and Labour’s opposition to further reform of the Equality Commission.

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Umunna: The case for an active government and modern industrial policy

Read the text of shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna’s speech todoay to Policy Network’s conference on growth and a new political economy.

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Chuka Umunna wants gang members to use their ‘skillz’ elsewhere

It is wise for Labour to step up and not only say a crackdown on gang crime is needed, but to also suggest alternative routes for Britain’s young people.

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Chuka tells Cameron: Third of trade unionists are Tory, so stop the union bashing

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna has branded Tory union bashing “bad politics”, amidst reports a third of trade unionists are thought to be Conservative.

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