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    Unions and MPs urge action on ‘fire and rehire’

    A letter signed by unions and 140 MPs and Lords urges the government to use next week’s Queen’s Speech to announce legislation banning ‘fire and rehire’ tactics. The post Unions and MPs urge action on ‘fire and rehire’ appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Number of NHS doctors looking to retire early doubles

    The number of UK doctors considering leaving the NHS early has more than doubled in 10 months, according to the British Medical Association. The post Number of NHS doctors looking to retire early doubles appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    High Court to probe PM’s decision not to sack Patel

    The High Court will examine Boris Johnson’s decision that home secretary Priti Patel did not break Whitehall rules, following widespread allegations of bullying. The post High Court to probe PM’s decision not to sack Patel appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Three in five jobcentre staff feel office is unsafe

    A Public and Commercial Services union survey finds only 21% of Jobcentre Plus staff would feel safe dealing with benefits claimants face-to-face. The post Three in five jobcentre staff feel office is unsafe appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Deliveroo riders on strike over pay and conditions

    Around 400 Deliveroo riders are striking over pay and conditions today, amid growing pressure for it to improve working practices and rights. The post Deliveroo riders on strike over pay and conditions appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    TUC urges new laws to rein-in artificial intelligence

    Photo: Shutterstock The TUC has sounded the alarm over what it describes as ‘huge gaps’ in UK employment law over the use of artificial intelligence at work. New legal protections were needed as workers could be “hired and fired by algorithm” the trade union body said in a report published today (25 March). The study […] More

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    Uber agrees to give drivers minimum wage and employment rights

    Uber drivers James Farrar (left) and Yaseen Aslam arriving at the Employment Appeals Tribunal in an earlier hearingPA Images / Alamy Stock Photo Uber has agreed to give its UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions, following the Supreme Court ruling that its drivers are workers last month. It will pay drivers […] More

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    Union alleges Yodel underpaid night shift workers

    Mino Surkala / Shutterstock.com Hundreds of workers at parcel delivery firm Yodel could have been underpaid for their night shifts to the tune of £1,000 each, the GMB Union has claimed. The union has lodged a claim with the employment tribunal on behalf of drivers who alleged that their overtime allowances were missing from their […] More

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    Proposed 1% pay rise for NHS ‘the worst kind of insult’

    Shutterstock Unions have dismissed a recommended 1% pay increase for NHS staff as ‘pitiful and bitterly disappointing’ and ‘the worst kind of insult’. In its written evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body, the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) recommended a headline pay award of 1% for the 2021/22 pay round. It said […] More

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