Prospect news stories
Over 180 staff at the Intellectual Property Office will have their pay increased by £8,000 or to the maximum of the grade after a long running equal pay case was settled the day before the Employment Tribunal hearing.
The Commons today voted to introduce the infamous Shares for Rights scheme. Despite widespread criticism of the proposal, and the Bill being rejected twice by the Lords, the Government is forging ahead.
Prospect has today expressed dismay at an equal pay ruling by the Court of Appeal in favour of the Audit Commission, even though the lead judge supported the union's claim of indirect sex discrimination on behalf of nine female employees.
Prospect is urging members to sign a petition calling on the government to remove an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill that would make it harder for workers to claim legitimate compensation for injuries at work.
Thousands of civil servants in the Home Office will benefit from fairer promotion procedures after a Prospect legal victory.
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