Daily Archives: 22/06/2016

Unions and employers publicly unite to back remain and warn of “terrible gamble”......

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. Continue reading

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Charged to take your boss to court: Employment tribunal fees ‘will deny workers justice’......

Workers dismissed unfairly may have to pay £1,200 just to take boss to court.  Click here to read more.

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“Hard Hats for Education” – Call for support to families of workers injured or killed in Qatar......

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.   Continue reading

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Protect our children and teachers from asbestos exposure at school......

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