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  • Young Workers Month 2016 runs throughout November. “We deserve better” “When you’re young, it’s all too easy to get shafted by your boss with low hours, no rights, and no security,” says Chris, 24,...
    24th November 2016
  • In today’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor Philip Hammond was at pains to say he wanted “an economy that works for everyone”. For most people, a key measure of success will be whether they have...
    23rd November 2016
  • Pedalling hard on the heels of a landmark legal ruling in favour of two drivers working for taxi-booking firm Uber, food takeaway couriers for Deliveroo are also taking on their employer over union...
    17th November 2016
  • Anti-Bullying Week 2016 runs 14 – 18 November.  In this day and age, how much should we really be concerned about bullying at work? Very, according to a 2014 TUC survey of union health and safety...
    14th November 2016
  • Anti-bullying Week 2016 runs 14 – 18 November. In Is your workplace a bully-free zone? this week, we described tell-tale signs of bullying at work. If you suspect you are being bullied by one or more...
    14th November 2016
  • Workwise UK’s Commute Smart Week 2016 runs 13-19 November. As the nights draw in and temperatures continue their tumble at this time of year, many of us are no doubt struggling more than normal with...
    13th November 2016
  • Young Workers Month 2016 runs throughout November. Workers under the age of 30 are disproportionately affected by poor pay and conditions in the modern workplace. But help is at hand. Dean, Daisy...
    10th November 2016
  • “It’s important to know the union has got your back.” In a job market rife with insecure casual employment, the role of trade unions in helping workers lay claim to their rights at work and resist...
    7th November 2016
  • Young Workers Month 2016 runs throughout November. Young workers are the future of our prosperity, the backbone of our economy, but right now they’re getting a raw deal. Half of all zero-hours...
    3rd November 2016
  • 2 November is National Stress Awareness Day in the UK. A certain amount of healthy pressure now and again is inevitable in most jobs, and can help us achieve our goals and perform better. But...
    2nd November 2016

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