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12 September, 2019

Employment Tribunal claims increase by 14 per cent compared to same period in previous year

Ministry of Justice says increase is most likely due to continued effect of abolition of fees in July 2017

10 September, 2019

Labour Party announces plans to create new Ministry for Employment Rights and a Workers’ Protection Agency

A Labour government would introduce 'the biggest extension of rights for workers that our country has ever seen', says Jeremy Corbyn

9 September, 2019

2 September, 2019

One in three requests for flexible working is being turned down, according to new TUC research

Flexible working should be a day one right that’s available to everyone, says TUC General Secretary

2 September, 2019

27 August, 2019

13 August, 2019

Almost half of self-employed adults aged 25 and over are earning less than the minimum wage

New TUC analysis also shows that women fare particularly badly, with 52 per cent earning less than the minimum hourly rate

12 August, 2019

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29 July, 2019

3.7 million workers in the UK are in insecure work

TUC says government's Good Work Plan is inadequate, and calls for a significant shift in workplace rights

29 July, 2019

23 July, 2019

Government to extend redundancy protection period to six months for new mothers returning to work

Response to consultation also commits to giving the same protection to those taking adoption leave and to extending redundancy protection for those returning from shared parental leave

22 July, 2019

Government confirms it will legislate to limit misuse of confidentiality clauses in employment contracts

New legislation ‘will stamp out misuse, tackle unacceptable workplace cultures, protect individuals and create a level playing field’

22 July, 2019

More than a million workers do not get any paid leave, says TUC

New analysis also shows that more people are taking holiday pay claims to tribunal since fees were abolished

22 July, 2019

Government launches consultation on parental leave and pay

Proposals include new entitlement to neonatal leave and pay for every week a premature or sick baby is in hospital