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Unlawful pay deductions aren’t the only problem – there are problematic lawful ones as well

We all get ill from time to time. Sometimes we just need one or two days off work to recover from a cold. Other times things are more serious and we need rather longer periods away from work. 635 more words

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Protecting vulnerable workers from exploitation

Here’s a question for you … what does someone who has been illegally trafficked into the UK, is then forced to live in squalor and is paid a pittance for working several hours every day, have in common with a worker who is not receiving holiday pay? 1,351 more words

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On International Labor Day, BPO workers unite against neoliberal attack on labor!

On the occasion of the International Labor Day, workers under the banner of BPO Industry Employees Network (BIEN) stand up against neoliberal attack on labor. Neoliberal policies have caused much misery to the workers by pressing down wages, destroying regular jobs and attacking workers’ rights and freedoms. 450 more words


'Self employment' and piece rate exploitation

If you’re self employed, you’re not entitled to either the National Minimum Wage or the National Living Wage – https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage/who-gets-the-minimum-wage There’s a well documented, steady ongoing rise in self employment – … 555 more words


HMRC Agricultural Compliance Checks

In the rural sector, employers are being urged to check that they are paying the correct minimum wages rates where both the Agricultural Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage apply.  202 more words


Diary of an Incompetent Worker

So, today I will be mostly ranting about my failures as a human, residing in the North East of England, and my struggles to find suitable work.  1,089 more words

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Fair is fair: we want equal pay for Scotland's youngest workers

Receiving a fair wage for the work you do should be a given in a modern society, regardless of your gender, background or age. That principle of equality is what powers YouthLink Scotland and the youth work sector we represent, so becoming an Accredited Living Wage Employer did not require any debate. 477 more words

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