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8 November, 2019

Welsh Government consults on proposals to ensure workers are treated and rewarded fairly in the workplace

Social Partnership Bill would place duty on public bodies to promote fair work and involve trade unions in delivery of policies to promote best working practices

4 November, 2019

More ambitious National Living Wage increases recommended in independent report for government

Review of evidence on minimum wage policies concludes that increases could reach up to two thirds of median wage rate

4 November, 2019

Disability pay gap increases to 15.5 per cent, equating to just over £3,000 less a year for disabled workers

TUC research also finds that disabled women continue to face the most significant pay gaps of all

4 November, 2019

30 October, 2019

Effect of abolition of employment tribunal fees is having ‘inevitable impact’ on tribunal performance

However, Employment Tribunal President also highlights there have been few historic or legacy claims brought out of time in reliance on argument claimant was deterred or affected by fees

29 October, 2019

Government must act urgently to tackle use of NDAs in covering up cases of discrimination and harassment at work

Select Committee highlights that, while government has agreed to consider a number of its proposals, no timetable has been set

28 October, 2019

25 October, 2019

21 October, 2019

18 October, 2019

18 October, 2019

18 October, 2019

Acas launches new guidance to help employers manage impact of menopause at work

Recommendations include implementing a menopause policy and providing awareness training for managers

17 October, 2019

Equality and Human Rights Commission ‘calls time’ on unlawful confidentiality agreements

New guidance for employers sets out good practice for the use of NDAs, and when they would be unlawful

16 October, 2019

14 October, 2019

Queen’s Speech introduces new Bill to create a legal obligation for employers to pass on tips to workers in full

Government also commits to continuing reforms set out in Good Work Plan including increasing fairness between workers and employers in the flexible labour market

14 October, 2019

10 October, 2019

7 October, 2019

30 September, 2019

Chancellor announces ‘target’ of raising National Living Wage to £10.50 per hour

In addition, Sajid Javid outlines plan to reduce age threshold so all workers over the age of 21 are covered