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Rights at work blog

Rights at work blog


Football, fairness and flexibility

As Euro 2016 football fever grips fans, we blow the whistle on employment issues that may cause red cards in the workplace.

Scales of justice

Employment law - what do we want?

Prospect reps have stressed that stronger rights for union organisation, transparent and fair pay, and protection for workers with mental health difficulties are among their key priorities for improvements in the law.


A sad day for workers as the Trade Union Bill becomes law

The invidious Trade Union Bill has now received royal assent. The Act is a massive attack on workers and their unions. 


Musing on May Day

International Workers’ Day on 1 May is a day to celebrate the trade union movement and commit to the fight for improved rights.

Judge's gavel

TU Bill under attack – again!

I was delighted to see the Trade Union Bill coming under further attack this week in the House of Lords. Due to extensive lobbying and widespread criticism of the Bill the Government has been forced into further concessions.