Tag Archives: workers rights

Battling hostile management, Ritzy workers inspire low-paid workers across the UK

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At least some young workers are starting to realise that they won’t get paid what they’re entitled to without a fight.

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‘Behind closed doors’ deal between government and insurance industry comes to light

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Mesothelioma sufferers and their families must come before the profits of insurers.

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Strong unions won you your rights, not kind-hearted rich men

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Decent pay and conditions for working people didn’t simply fall out of the sky.

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Globalisation is taking its toll on workers rights

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According to a new report, the UK falls within the category of nations where people’s workplace rights are regularly violated.

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Putting workers’ rights at the heart of international development

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Jim Murphy is putting the issue of workers’ rights at the heart of international development.

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Outsourcing: the joke has always been on the workers

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Contracting out doesn’t improve efficiency – it just makes it easier to pay people less.

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Zero hour contract consultation attracts 36,000 responses

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A government consultation on zero-hours contracts has been flooded with 36,000 responses from people wanting to talk about problems and abuses.

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The Tories as the Workers’ party? Not as ridiculous as it sounds

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The interests of the Tory party are very often diametrically opposed to those of most workers. However it would be a mistake to be complacent.

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Unions welcome ban on helicopters flying in severe North Sea weather

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Unions with members working on off-shore oil installations have tentatively welcomed measures recommended in a report by the Civil Aviation Authority.

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TUC Take Government To EU Over Agency Work Laws

The UK government is failing to implement EU laws, resulting in tens of thousands of agency workers paid less than permanent staff doing the same job, says the TUC.

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