Category: Terms and Conditions

Ban zero-hours contracts

We need an outright ban on zero-hours contracts. Too many workers are being denied job security, sick pay and holiday pay – and insecure work is out of control.  Click here to read more and sign the TUC petition.

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UNISON Response & Comments to Business Support & Customer service restructure.

Dear Martin, please see questions and comments to the business support restructure. UNISON will be submitting another document with further recommendations prior to the end of the consultation period but hope you take into consideration our concerns.  Read the full

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Sleep-in shifts judgment is a huge mistake

The legal decision not to count sleep-in shifts as working time is wrong, and is at odds with legal precedents and a common sense understanding of what counts as work, says UNISON.  Click here to read more.

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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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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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