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Know your rights at work: Overtime and holiday pay

In a relatively low-profile case this week, a tribunal ruled that payments for entirely voluntary duties, such as voluntary overtime, standby, call-out work and travel-time linked to that work, should be included in the calculation of workers’ holiday pay. This … Continue reading

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Late June round-up of workplace, legal and other news

A quick roundup of ongoing struggles and upcoming events: At SOAS, an occupation’s just ended after occupiers received confirmation that: The refectory will remain open, and staff redundancies have been reversed. All catering staff will be moved onto the better … Continue reading

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Picket lines and court dates – pre-May Day round-up

On Monday 24th, the Jobstown trials against Irish water protestors will begin. It looks like the SP/NSSN are organising a solidarity protest outside the Irish Embassy in London on the first day of the trial on Monday April 24th at … Continue reading

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New evidence of union complicity in blacklisting workers

In the latest development from the long-running scandal over the blacklisting of construction workers, previously confidential files have been released that show the level of union complicity in helping employers to keep workers from getting jobs. The Guardian reports: “Previously … Continue reading

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Events diary for March

March looks to be a pretty busy month, with various events happening across the country. A quick round-up of a few things to look out for: On the first Saturday, the 4th, Bristol antifascists will be out opposing a far-right … Continue reading

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Fawley oil refinery: the fight for equal pay, the fight against national divisions

A planned strike at Fawley oil refinery has been called off after bosses agreed to a new pay deal that will put an end to the situation of foreign workers earning less than half the wages of British workers employed … Continue reading

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No more deaths at work, no more deaths from benefit sanctions: two vital events this week

Just a quick reminder about two important events coming up this week: On Wednesday 18th March, construction workers are calling for a mass picket outside the Construction News Awards following the sackings of workers for raising safety issues at Crossrail … Continue reading

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