Unions representing non-fiction television workers in Canada and the United Kingdom have joined forces to challenge poor safety and working conditions
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Construction union UCATT welcomed a new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) asbestos awareness campaign but warned that workers have been denied effective advice for over four years
An academic study found that “active” commuters who shun the car and walk, cycle or take public transport to work, show improved psychological wellbeing,
The forecasting group EY ITEM Club predicted that real take-home pay will still lag behind pre-crisis levels in 2017.
A leading political academic reported that Nick Clegg still regards himself as “king maker” at the next general election, and that senior Liberal Democrats would be happier getting back into …
Amnesty International reported that Shia militias armed by the Iraq government have kidnapped and killed scores of Sunni civilians in recent months in revenge for attacks by Islamic State (IS).
Public services union Unison urged that councils who commission social care employers who flout national minimum wage (NMW) laws should be named and shamed.
A new TUC report revealed that working families will suffer more than twice the level of benefit losses as out-of-work families.
New figures covering self-employment and the number of those forced to work longer undermined the coalition Government’s boasts of record jobs levels.
The recession and its aftermath have been much harder on the young than the old, according to research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS).
Shopworkers’ union Usdaw welcomed an official consultation on new sentencing guideline for theft offences, but has warned that simply focussing on theft incidents is not enough to prevent 300 assaults …
New research shows that nearly 4.2 million jobs in Britain, including 1.7 million manufacturing jobs, are dependent on trade with the rest of Europe.
A pay-off to a former chief executive of an NHS health board in Wales was branded “obscene” by the Royal College of Nursing.
Over the past year, around one in eight non-local authority schools inspected by the Health and Safety Executive were subject to enforcement action over asbestos on their premises.
Labour MPs highlighted a “stark” increase in male prisoners self-harming after the latest figures revealed that since 2010 the annual number rate of reported incidents has risen by 3,000 from …
The number of single claims being taken in employment tribunals has slumped by 59 per cent thanks to the coalition’s introduction of fees.
An international employment agency, with an office in the Northampton, has been accused of blacklisting workers who join a trade union.
The Swiss government has prepared a list of Indians who have parked untaxed wealth in their banks as part of a crackdown on the sub-continent’s “ black money”.
The Treasury is losing £40 billion a year in VAT, income tax, National Insurance and corporation tax due to a shadow economy where firms and individuals deliberately hide information from …
Trade union membership is holding steady, according to a Department of Business, Innovation and Skills bulletin which showed that last year numbers remained broadly unchanged at around 6.5 million.