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1.4Million now in zero hours work

A staggering 1.4 million workers in Britain are now subjected to contracts which do not guarantee their working hours or wages.  Click here to read more.

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Boosting the power of workers should be Corbyn’s priority – any MP not up for the challenge must go

Ahead of its annual conference, the party must focus on what is urgent and important: securing rights for low-paid workers and banning zero-hours contracts.  Click here to read more.

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Sacked out of spite

CRUEL agency bosses have created a “climate of punishment and fear” for workers on temporary or zero-hours contracts, axeing their shifts “out of spite,” a damning study has revealed.  Click here to read more.

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Bosses are failing to honour minimum pay laws, warns Britain’s job market tsar

Tougher action promised by David Metcalf, director of labour market enforcement, as employers dodge wage regulations.  Click here to read more.

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Brexit: British workers ‘facing explosion of zero-hours contracts and fewer rights’

More than three million people now work in insecure jobs – one in 10 employees in the UK.  Click here to read more

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Living Wage Week: 30 October – 5 November 2016

The new rates for the UK and for London will be announced on Monday 31 October Living Wage Week takes place each year during the first week of November.

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Posted in Reps, Terms and Conditions

2016/17 NJC Pay Claim

We are at present undertaking a consultation with our members on the 2016/17 NJC Pay Claim.  All members will have received an email.  Please reply YES or NO by Thursday 30th April 4:30pm.

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Pay increase

Following discussions with HR we have been told that the first unconsolidated lump sum payment should be in our December pay packets. The increase in salary will be included in the January pay packet and is only payable from 1st

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Holiday pay too low? Act now

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Government to launch care investigation as MPs debate pay

The government minister for care today conceded to a call from UNISON to launch a proactive investigation by HMRC into the care sector to combat widespread, illegal levels of pay.

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