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Tesco employees set to appeal equal pay ruling

Employees at supermarket chain Tesco plan to appeal a decision made by an Employment Tribunal that found that a job evaluation study, carried out by Tesco’s reward managers in 2014, was unreliable. The study found that 22 hourly-paid shop f...


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Night workers deserve better pay and conditions, says TUC

With the clocks going back last weekend, marking the beginning of winter, the TUC is calling for better pay and conditions for night-workers – including the 1.8 million key workers who regularly w...


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Equality and human rights at risk of going backwards in wake of pandemic

Hard-won equality and human rights are at risk of going backwards with clear and long-lasting damage to society and the economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, analysis by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has revealed....


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New equal pay bill gives employees right to details of colleagues’ pay

A new bill to further address equal pay and gender inequality has received its first reading at the House of Commons. Introduced by Stella Creasy MP, the Equal Pay (Information and Claims) Bill 2019-21 was introduced to Parliament on Tuesday 20 O...


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Employment Tribunal claims backlog set to pass half a million due to COVID-19

If the backlog of Employment Tribunal claims continues to increase at the current rate, outstanding claims could pass 500,000 by spring, new analysis of Employment Tribunal data by Citizens Advice reveals. Even this could be a conservative estima...


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Brexit – new guidance on moving workers into the UK

The Movement of People Workstream of the Construction Leadership Council Brexit Working Group has this week published guidance for companies on how to manage the movement of people and workers into the UK from 1 January 2021. New Year’s Eve...