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The head of the TUC and the chief of Britain’s manufacturing employers’ organisation have joined together to warn that leaving the EU would be a “terrible gamble”.
Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC, and Terry Scuoler, CEO of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, are publishing today (Wednesday) a joint statement that sets out the potential loss in manufacturing trade, and the knock on effects for business and employees, should Britain leave the EU.
In the unusual move, the employer and trade union bodies jointly call for a renewed focus in the final days of the campaign on the economic reality of a decision to leave the EU, and the impact it would have on working people and the businesses that employ them. Read more ›
Workers dismissed unfairly may have to pay £1,200 just to take boss to court. Click here to read more.
The international media and institutions have highlighted the difficult working and living conditions of migration workers in the lead up to the preparations for the 2022 World Cup. Although accurate statistics of the number of migrant workers injured or killed working in Qatar is difficult to attain, based on data from the embassies present in Qatar, the figure is at least 1,200. Read more ›
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UNISON is building for the biggest, noisiest, most visible trade union presence ever on the march this year. All welcome.
11:00am–3:00pm – Assemble Baker Street London NW1 Read more ›
New professional standards for teaching assistants, which were scrapped by the government earlier this year, were brought back to life and published last Friday by a group made up of unions and educational experts.
The new standards, that help clarify the roles of teaching assistants, will bring them into line with their teacher and headteacher colleagues, both of whom already have their own sets of standards. Read more ›
This event will be held at the St Ann’s Library, Cissbury Road, Tottenham, London, N15 5PU (approx 10 mins walk from Seven Sisters Station). On street parking. Buses 67, 259, 279 stop nearby. Doors open at 6.30pm, the event will start 7pm. Admission will be FREE, donations would be appreciated.