THE final stage of Unison’s legal campaign against employment tribunal fees that have priced workers out of justice goes to the Supreme Court today.
Unison has been fighting since the introduction in 2013 of charges ranging from £390 to £1,200.
Monday 27th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Unions pay tribute to the workers who rushed to keep Londoners safe
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Survivor faced multiple attacks by husband
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
Funding crisis leaving private homecare providers in the red
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
PUBLIC-SECTOR workers will be paid the same in 2020 as they were in 2005, a forecast published today predicts.
The Resolution Foundation says average real pay will fall back below 2004/5 levels by the end of the current parliament.
The think tank said current trends would mean...
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
A TRADE union whistleblower is to receive tens of thousands of pounds in compensation from Carmarthenshire County Council in Wales because it treated him unfairly while making redundancies.
Pembrey Country Park ski centre co-ordinator Eirian Morris was found by an employment tribunal...
Friday 10th Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
HUNDREDS of social workers went on strike for an hour yesterday in a dispute which has dragged on for six years.
The children’s social workers say Kirklees District Council in West Yorkshire has forked out millions of pounds to hire agency workers while refusing to offer fair pay...
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
THOUSANDS of workers who are paid on commission will receive more holiday pay thanks to a landmark ruling made yesterday.
The Supreme Court — Britain’s highest court — ruled in favour of a case study based on British gas salesman Joe Lock, whose holiday pay was...
Wednesday 1st Mar 2017
Union disputes Prentis opponents’ claims
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017