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MPs’ staff call for transfer of rights when they move offices

MPs’ employees have called for the protection of employment rights such as sick pay and parental leave if they move between parliamentary offices.

Union campaign to support terminally ill workers takes to the road

11 Sep 2019

The TUC’s campaign to protect terminally ill workers – Dying to Work – begins a national roadshow today from the...

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Government plans to widen statutory sick pay and improve workplace health

15 Jul 2019

Plans to offer a sick pay rebate for organisations that effectively help staff get back to work have been revealed...

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Statutory Sick Pay reforms part of disabled workers’ support plans

26 Jun 2019

Statutory Sick Pay will be reformed under new measures to better support people with disabilities and long-term health conditions.
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Mayfair club kitchen porters call for the Living Wage

6 Jun 2019

The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has urged one of London’s most exclusive membership clubs to ensure its...

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Outsourced government workers strike over pay

22 May 2019

Outsourced workers at two government departments are striking over low pay and changes to pay cycles which a union has...

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Outsourcing giant faces protests over payroll upgrade

11 Apr 2019

The outsourcing company ISS faces protests today over changes to its payroll system that will see it withhold the pay...

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April 2019 employment law changes: Seven things for HR to do

18 Mar 2019

Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet....

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Healthcare provider charges workers for calling in sick

3 Jan 2019

A healthcare provider that employs 7,000 staff has been imposing a £50 charge on employees who call in sick without...

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2019 statutory pay rates revealed

26 Nov 2018

The Government has published the statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay...

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Swedish derogation repeal likely in gig economy shake-up

9 Nov 2018

Prime minister Theresa May is planning a series of measures to toughen workers’ rights, including the ending of the Swedish...

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Flexible sick pay could help reduce financial worries

1 Nov 2018

Flexible sick pay, part-time sick leave and phased returns to work should be considered for employees who take absence for...

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Labour pledges to give gig workers the same rights as employees

11 Sep 2018

The Labour party would give gig economy workers the same rights as employees – including sick pay, parental leave and...

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Ministry of Justice pay deal on rocks as unions reject ‘conditions’

21 Aug 2018

Prospect union members yesterday joined their colleagues at the FDA union in rejecting a five-year pay deal that would have...

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Uber to give drivers medical cover, sick pay and other benefits

24 May 2018

Uber is to introduce numerous protections for its drivers through a new insurance scheme, including sick pay and maternity and...

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