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Tesco worker ‘left in the dark’ about role was unfairly dismissed

5 Aug 2019

A former Tesco employee who was left in the dark about changes to her role and suspended for not accepting them was constructively and unfairly dismissed.

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How to deal with an employment tribunal

4 Aug 2019

The employment tribunal is not something any employer particularly relishes. Omar Khalil provides some expert advice for HR professionals facing...

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‘General strike’ proposed to support Greta Thunberg climate protests

1 Aug 2019

UK employers face a 30-minute “general strike” in support of the Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, according to a motion...

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BA pilots will go on strike after airline loses appeal

31 Jul 2019

British Airways pilots will now go on strike after the company lost a second legal bid to stop industrial action...

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Johnson’s Brexit chief opposes workers’ rights commitment

30 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson’s newly appointed chief negotiator for Brexit has criticised the idea of the European Union being allowed to “set...

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Unite calls off Heathrow strikes

24 Jul 2019

Strikes due to hit Heathrow this weekend have been called off so union members can vote on a new pay...

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BA loses High Court injunction to stop pilot strike

24 Jul 2019

British Airways has lost an injunction at the High Court to stop the pilots union organising strikes over the busy...

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BA tries to halt industrial action with High Court injunction

23 Jul 2019

British Airways is seeking an injunction to stop pilots launching strike action over pay...

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Acas: Demand for early conciliation goes up by a fifth

22 Jul 2019

Demand for early conciliation services has risen by 21% compared with last year, according to the latest annual report from...

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Consultation launched to remedy NHS pension tax crisis

22 Jul 2019

Senior NHS employees are to be consulted over whether NHS pensions should be altered to allow GPs and clinicians to take on extra work without having to pay higher tax bills.

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New laws on misuse of NDAs in the workplace

22 Jul 2019

The government has announced legislation to address the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in the workplace – including clauses designed...

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More women miss out on paid leave than men

22 Jul 2019

One in 14 UK workers are not receiving their legal holiday entitlement, with more than one million people not getting any paid leave at all 

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How employees are using social activism to make their voices heard

16 Jul 2019

With traditional union membership in decline, employees are finding new ways to voice their opposition to corporate decisions, as shown...

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Heathrow faces summer disruption as workers vote to strike

12 Jul 2019

Heathrow airport could be shut down for several days this summer because of strike action by more than 4,000 workers.

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Telecoms giant awaits verdict on top executives in staff suicides case

12 Jul 2019

A trial of senior executives could lead to jail sentences over a wave of suicides as employees suffered appalling levels of workplace stress

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