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Retail and hospitality sectors to take greatest impact from national living wage

MORE than half of UK employers say the new national living wage will have an effect on their payroll bill when it is introduced in April next year, with a third of those affected planning to raise productivity in response. 149 more words

Employment Law

G4S Secure Solutions

G4S Secure Solutions does not secure their own security officers who risk their lives daily, earning just enough to make it through the week. Imagine working 60hrs a week but receiving no over-time. 764 more words


The Poultry Industry Has a Worker Welfare Problem Too

Original post from Take Part

‘…………..By Willy Blackmore is TakePart’s Food editor.

Some progress has been made for the animals in production facilities, but not workers. 608 more words


Union Blues

This little piece was previously published in the Montreal Gazette, February 19, 2001, under the title “By the cool pool I landed in hot water.” 540 more words


And I didn't know what to say...

Yesterday evening, when my lovely carer came to get me ready for bed, she found me watching the divisional vote on the Labour amendment concerning Tax Credit cuts in the House of Commons. 694 more words

General Political Rants

Unite to ballot Sean Graham staff on strike action over health and safety concerns

Poverty-pay staff working without protective barriers and without opportunity to take comfort breaks

Davy McMurray, Unite Regional Officer, confirmed his union is to ballot members working in the Sean Graham betting chain over management failure to address staff health and safety concerns: 175 more words

Press Releases

Why Tipping Is Wrong - The New York Times

For decades, tips have been the excuse not to pay restaurant workers even a minimum wage.

Source: Why Tipping Is Wrong – The New York Times… 98 more words