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John Pearson Interview: PCS activist on winning his tribunal case

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


Employment tribunals in the news

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

Employment Law

Changes to Employment Law are on the way.

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 2014 had its second reading on 16th July 2014 so it may be useful to have a look at some of the employment law provisions. 255 more words

Employment Law

TUC says employment tribunal fees are a victory for bad bosses

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 Latest on Zero Hours Contracts

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

Employment Law

Bonuses impacting unfair dismissal

Loss of earnings within an award can include any commission, bonus or other benefit that the employee reasonably expected to receive had they remained in the employment (s123(2)(b) ERA 1996). 318 more words


Discrimination at work goes unpunished because women can’t afford to sue

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