I recently interviewed a number of PCS activists and senior representatives as part of my MA research. One of the interesting things about the set of interviews was the difference between discussing trade union issues with the two sets of people. 1,307 more words
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THE “prank culture” at a call centre that led to a manager’s sacking and her eventually winning a five figure sum for unfair dismissal, and an alleged conspiracy to sabotage a bakery business – two stories to emerge from employment tribunal hearings reported in the regional press this week. 27 more words
The Trade Union Congress says the introduction of fees of up to £1,200 for employment tribunal claims has been a “huge victory” for bad employers, with women and low-paid workers being the worst affected. 119 more words
The Government held a public consultation on Zero Hours Contracts and has recently responded to said consultation.
In reply the government has stated that it will ban the use of exclusivity clauses in Zero Hours Contracts and increase the availability of information on Zero Hours Contracts for employees. 246 more words
Women are being priced out of justice in the workplace, according to figures which show the number of sex discrimination claims brought by women against employers have fallen 80 per cent since court charges were introduced. 117 more words