workers rights


‘Government downplaying COVID-19 workplace risk’, report warns

New research from think tank, the Institute of Employment Rights (IER), has found the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace remains significant and is being ‘dangerously downplayed’ by the Government's ‘light-touch approach’. Read More

Government moves to protect gig economy worker rights

The Government has promised to strengthen the rights of millions of flexible workers in the gig economy. Read More

Uber loses appeal over workers’ rights

Taxi app Uber has lost a bid to overturn a decision by a tribunal which had said its drivers deserved Read More

Forty years of the union safety representative

For forty years union health and safety reps have been working to make our workplaces safer. Lauren Applebey reports. Read More

Today is “Work Your Proper Hours Day”, will you?

Today is the TUC’s 13th annual Work Your Proper Hours Day. Prior to this day, the average person doing unpaid Read More

Simon Boyd on Brexit

The TUC has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to make clear to Britain’s bosses that “any watering down of Read More

Death toll of Indian migrant workers in Qatar revealed

Over 700 Indian migrant workers have died in Qatar since the country was awarded the World Cup in 2010, according to figures from the Indian embassy. Read More



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