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Rights at work blog

Rights at work blog


Westminster signpost and Big Ben

Brexit, employment rights and the general election

With news of a general election in June, now is the time to ensure that workers’ rights are high on the political agenda.


Prospect members at Tolpuddle festival

The Trade Union Act kicks in and unions fight back!

Today is a dark day for workers as the majority of the Trade Union Act comes into force.


Supreme Court London

Ringside at the Supreme Court

Prospect’s case challenging pay discrimination was heard in the Supreme Court on 14 and 15 November. I was delighted to be able to attend some of the hearing. Prospect member Mohammad Naeem works as a chaplain for the Prison Service and his case is challenging inequality in pay on the...


Barrister

A victory in the battle against the gig economy

The abuse of workers in the growing ‘gig economy’ was highlighted in the recent employment tribunal case against Uber.


Old Bailey

Sexual harassment: is it ever 'just a bit of banter?'

Shocking figures of sexual harassment at work have dominated the headlines today, with the publication of new research ‘Still just a bit of banter?’