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Health workers’ unions suspend strikes in Northern Ireland

New NI minister of health secures funding for pay parity with NHS England.

‘Toxic, bullying culture’ and lack of diversity in fire services

16 Jan 2020

Some of England’s fire and rescue services have a 'toxic, bullying culture' and a lack of diversity, inspectors have found.

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Six employment law cases that will shape 2020

14 Jan 2020

We look at six important employment law cases that will get the headlines in 2020, covering significant issues such as...

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Settlement agreements: Paying employees’ legal bills

13 Jan 2020

The amount that an employer should pay towards a departing employee’s legal fees for taking advice on a settlement agreement...

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Scotland’s university lecturers to reconsider strike action

7 Jan 2020

University lecturers in Scotland are to be re-balloted on whether to strike over pay and increasing workloads.
The Educational Institute...

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Former France Télécom managers jailed following staff suicides

20 Dec 2019

French telecom company Orange and three former senior executives have been found guilty of collective moral harassment in the way...

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Thousands of Northern Ireland nurses strike over pay and resourcing

18 Dec 2019

Thousands of nurses in Northern Ireland have gone on strike over “unsafe” staffing levels and pay inequality with the rest...

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New Bill to provide ‘right to get to work’ during transport strikes

17 Dec 2019

Commuters will be given a “basic right” to get to work each day under a new law set to be...

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British Airways pilots accept new pay deal

17 Dec 2019

British Airways pilots have accepted a new pay deal, ending the dispute over pay and conditions that led to a...

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Royal Parks workers’ pay increased following further strike threat

16 Dec 2019

Park and toilet attendants who work at the Royal Parks in London have been awarded a 31% pay increase after...

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The 10 most important employment law cases in 2019

11 Dec 2019

We round up the most significant cases of the year including legal judgments on CCTV, restrictive covenants, enhancing shared parental leave, collective bargaining and more...

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Worker reps would be part of Labour nationalisation move

9 Dec 2019

Labour will start re-nationalising water and energy companies within 100 days of taking office, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will announce...

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Northern Ireland health strike continues after pay offer rejected

6 Dec 2019

A fresh pay offer for health workers in Northern Ireland, who have been on strike for almost two weeks, has been rejected by unions.

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SWR begins 27-day strike over role of guards

2 Dec 2019

South Western Railway (SWR) workers today began a 27-day strike – thought to be the longest in the history of...

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University staff begin eight-day strike over pay and pensions

25 Nov 2019

Today (25 November) marks the start of an eight-day strike by lecturers and other university staff over pay and pensions....

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