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Hospitality staff get tips protection after five-year wait

Former Business Secretary Sajid Javid initially promised the new law in 2016.

Carers get a week off work, but they won’t be paid

The government is introducing a week of unpaid leave for workers with caring duties.

Govt offers workers “right to ask nicely” for flexible working conditions

The government's proposals have been criticised for "tinkering around the edges".

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Comment - 2 Aug 2021

Corporate power in international supply chains

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Why legislation is needed to stop fire and rehire

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Are investors waking up to labour rights?

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Press releases

Labour’s Fair Pay Agreements policy “wise and progressive”

Experts at the independent think tank, the Institute of Employment Rights, welcome today's Labour Party proposal for Fair Pay Agreements.

Bill to abolish insecure work gains cross-party support; passes into Committee stage

The Status of Workers Bill was supported by Crossbench, Conservative, Green and Labour Party peers in the House of Lords today.