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The Guardian view on employment law: an overhaul is needed | Editorial

The Guardian view on employment law: an overhaul is needed | Editorial

Too many employees are no longer protected by a legal system designed for a different ageOur report that a well-qualified academic once earned so little on his casual contract that he had to
The Guardian view on employment law: an overhaul is needed | Editorial

The Guardian view on employment law: an overhaul is needed | Editorial

Too many employees are no longer protected by a legal system designed for a different ageOur report that a well-qualified academic once earned so little on his casual contract that he had to
Working people need fairer share of economic gains, says TUC head

Working people need fairer share of economic gains, says TUC head

Frances O’Grady calls for ‘new bargain’ and warns of threat to workers’ rights from BrexitWorking people in Britain must get a “new bargain” in 2017 that gives them a fairer share of the country’s
Migrants are not to blame for Britain’s problems | Letters

Migrants are not to blame for Britain’s problems | Letters

A wave of hatred is sweeping Britain, with migrants blamed for a range of social ills. But migrants have not run down our public services, it’s not them that failed to build the houses our economy
UniCredit Agrees Job Cuts With Unions Ahead of Cash Call Start

UniCredit Agrees Job Cuts With Unions Ahead of Cash Call Start

Ahead of what will be Italy's biggest ever corporate cash call.
Booming gig economy costs £4bn in lost tax and benefit payouts, says TUC

Booming gig economy costs £4bn in lost tax and benefit payouts, says TUC

Study shows low-paid self-employment and zero-hours contracts costing exchequer £75m a week – a quarter of England’s weekly social care budgetThe rapid rise in insecure work in the UK is costing the
UK employment growth driven by foreign nationals, figures show

UK employment growth driven by foreign nationals, figures show

Jobs data show workers face rising costs and static pay, and no indication of Brexit vote triggering exodus of EU labourThe vast majority of employment growth was driven by non-UK nationals in the
Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Says United Auto Workers is allied with legacy carmakers.
Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Says United Auto Workers is allied with legacy carmakers.
TUC chief calls for changes to post-Brexit trade dispute court

TUC chief calls for changes to post-Brexit trade dispute court

Frances O’Grady says Brexit talks can stop EU’s arbitration court treating workers and consumers as second-class citizensA post-Brexit trade deal should be governed by a new court system that is
UK economy is being sucked into London and south-east, says TUC

UK economy is being sucked into London and south-east, says TUC

Unions say industrial strategy now more important than ever as two regions will account for 40% of GDP by 2022The TUC has called on political parties to spell out plans to spread prosperity to all
UPS Air Maintenance Workers Threaten Strike

UPS Air Maintenance Workers Threaten Strike

Ahead of a shareholders meeting.
UK pay growth outlook is 'among gloomiest in advanced economies'

UK pay growth outlook is 'among gloomiest in advanced economies'

Only Greece, Italy and Austria are forecast to suffer bigger falls in real wages by end of 2018, analysis findsThe prospects for pay growth in the UK are among the gloomiest in advanced economies,
Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at 'staggering' 1.7m

Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at 'staggering' 1.7m

ONS statistics suggest faltering popularity in UK, but campaigners warn of rise of short-hours contracts for workersGrowth in zero-hours contracts has stalled in the UK, according to the latest
Low wages are 'return to pre-industrial Britain', says Bank of England economist

Low wages are 'return to pre-industrial Britain', says Bank of England economist

Andy Haldane says rise in self-employment and drop in union membership mirrors weak workforces of pre-1750 eraThe lack of wage growth in Britain’s economy is the result of turning the clock back to
We’ll miss you, Jeremy Bullmore | Letters

We’ll miss you, Jeremy Bullmore | Letters

Jeremy’s advice column in Guardian Money has been vital to navigating the modern workplace, say Richard Gilyead and Jane PotterI was very sorry to learn that Jeremy Bullmore’s workplace advice column
The Guardian view on making work good: will slowly do it? | Editorial

The Guardian view on making work good: will slowly do it? | Editorial

The Taylor report on work has disappointed many with its pragmatic approach. But it’s better than nothingThe Taylor report was commissioned nine months ago. Theresa May was in her prime, apparently in
Lower fuel prices slow pace of UK inflation

Lower fuel prices slow pace of UK inflation

CPI drop to 2.6% provides some relief for cash-strapped consumers, but concern grows over living standards squeezeInflation fell unexpectedly in June for the first time in nine months as lower fuel
Rail users face steepest fare rise in five years as inflation hits 3.6%

Rail users face steepest fare rise in five years as inflation hits 3.6%

Campaigners call for fares freeze saying passengers are ‘paying more for less’ as RPI jump raises prospect of hefty increaseRail fares for commuters in England and Wales will increase by 3.6% from
UK cost-of-living crisis grows as dearer imports push inflation to 2.9%

UK cost-of-living crisis grows as dearer imports push inflation to 2.9%

More expensive petrol, clothing and food fuel rise in CPI as unions call for pay rises and end to public sector pay capThe squeeze on Britain’s living standards worsened last month after the increased