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All the major strike action that could take place this summer – and why
Strike action

All the major strike action that could take place this summer – and why

Industrial action is escalating across the UK as inflation soars and the cost of living bites. Here are some of the major strikes taking place or being threatened.

Will there be a national strike?
Workers' rights

Will there be a national strike?

Multiple unions have said that they may be forced to call for a strike if pay doesn’t rise to match inflation. But will it cause a national strike?

Buckingham Palace is offering below minimum wage pay for a live-in housekeeper
Minimum wage

Buckingham Palace is offering below minimum wage pay for a live-in housekeeper

Royal housekeepers are told to “take pride in your work and aim for the highest standards.”

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage
Low pay

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage

Union’s landmark deal with Deliveroo ‘sells out’ workers, say activists
Gig economy

Union’s landmark deal with Deliveroo ‘sells out’ workers, say activists

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5 government promises on workers’ rights that could be broken if the Employment Bill is dropped
Workers' rights

5 government promises on workers’ rights that could be broken if the Employment Bill is dropped

Protesters blockade Northern Irish and Scottish ports calling for boycott of P&O Ferries
P&O Ferries

Protesters blockade Northern Irish and Scottish ports calling for boycott of P&O Ferries

Union calls for boycott of P&O Ferries as channel crossings resume
Employment

Union calls for boycott of P&O Ferries as channel crossings resume

‘Your couriers have to use food banks’: Deliveroo accused of hypocrisy over Trussell Trust partnership
Food banks

‘Your couriers have to use food banks’: Deliveroo accused of hypocrisy over Trussell Trust partnership

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?
Sick pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?

Edinburgh strip club ban ‘forces sex workers into greater risk of violence’
Employment rights

Edinburgh strip club ban ‘forces sex workers into greater risk of violence’

P&O Ferries boss tells MSPs that he has ‘no plans to resign’
Employment

P&O Ferries boss tells MSPs that he has ‘no plans to resign’

What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?
Employment

What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?

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‘Employment watchdog’ needed to crackdown on bad bosses, says charity
Employment rights

‘Employment watchdog’ needed to crackdown on bad bosses, says charity

Tesco workers win legal case against ‘fire and rehire’ tactics
Unions

Tesco workers win legal case against ‘fire and rehire’ tactics

Changemakers 2022: Workers’ rights
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Workers’ rights

Food delivery riders to TfL drivers: The strikes you should know about this winter
Strike action

Food delivery riders to TfL drivers: The strikes you should know about this winter

These are the big high street shops named and shamed for paying below the minimum wage
Minimum wage

These are the big high street shops named and shamed for paying below the minimum wage

Ocado Zoom workers face ‘botched’ fire and rehire tactics as MP highlights their ‘appalling treatment’
Gig economy

Ocado Zoom workers face ‘botched’ fire and rehire tactics as MP highlights their ‘appalling treatment’

Naming, shaming and failing: Punishments for firms paying below minimum wage have little impact
Employment

Naming, shaming and failing: Punishments for firms paying below minimum wage have little impact

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