Tag Archives: workplace organising

Holiday pay and overtime: a few initial thoughts

The recent tribunal victory on holiday pay and overtime feels like a thoroughly unexpected piece of good news. We should never rely on judges, courts and tribunals to protect our rights, but there’s no reason to ignore our good luck … Continue reading

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Know your rights at work: requesting flexible working hours

As workers, the law is often stacked against us; there are plenty of laws that benefit employers, and when there’s a change to employment law, the effect is usually to leave us in a worse position than we were before, … Continue reading

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IWW Cleaners win at John Lewis

So far, 2012 hasn’t been a great year. Internationally, the burst of rebellious energy that shook regimes across the Middle East last year seems to have run out, or, as in the case of Syria, been channeled back into the … Continue reading

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