Tag: trade union

Unions threaten protracted fight over cuts

Union leaders have warned they are willing to fight with the government over cuts after being invited to a meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron at Downing Street yesterday. Fifteen bosses from the UK’s largest unions...

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Acas urges union conciliation

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has urged trade unions to improve their efforts to resolve industrial disputes before they reach the stage of strike action.In a new report, the organisation claimed that...

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HRDs locked up by disgruntled workers

Rising public outrage at employers has led to kidnappings, marches and strikes in France – a country with a long tradition of labor unrest. Yesterday, workers at a Caterpillar factory in Grenoble held four managers hostage...

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Better relations.. better work..

The Government has done much to improve the regulation of relations between employers and employees and has introduced important new protections for vulnerable employees. Analysis by Sarah Veale, Head of Equality and Employment Rights Department, Trades Union Congress.

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Unpaid leave rights extended

The right to apply for unpaid leave in the event of a family emergency has been extended to enable an extra 4.5 million parents to benefit.Current employment legislation states that only parents of children aged six and under...

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