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Collectively, the changes to employment law amount to the biggest assault on workers’ rights ever. They very significantly weaken worker bargaining power, and will increase job insecurity for millions. And like so many of the coalition government’s policies they impact particularly on the most vulnerable.
The TUC have said the government’s latest employment reforms “will not save a single job” but instead “make it easier to sack people”.
After the excitement of the Beecroft report, little interest has been shown in the employment law changes that the Tory-led government wants to pursue.
Plans to make it easier to sack workers at will are not only wrong in principle but won’t actually reduce unemployment and kickstart the economy.
Sara Ibrahim shows how reducing job security by weakening the tribunals system won’t decrease unemployment.
George Osborne’s announcement yesterday of a review of employment law forms part of the biggest assault on workers’ rights in a generation, writes Dave Prentis.