Workers' rights

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UAW seeks new election at Mercedes-Benz in Alabama after losing vote
United Auto Workers filed petition Friday, accusing company of ‘relentless’ campaign including firings and captive-audience meetings

Guardian staff and agency

25, May, 2024 @5:18 PM

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‘It’s totally broken down’: tourism surge forcing Ibiza’s workers to live in car parks
A surge in visitors has locked locals out of the housing market - and protests are growing across the Balearics

Sam Jones in Ibiza

25, May, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Union chiefs to hold showdown talks with Starmer over workers’ rights
Alarm over Natalie Elphicke’s defection also expected to be raised in meeting with Labour leader

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

14, May, 2024 @7:14 AM

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Unions to meet Keir Starmer amid concerns about workers’ rights policy
Trade unions leaders want to go through policy with party leader after warning there should be no watering down of pledges

Jessica Elgot and Kiran Stacey

08, May, 2024 @5:00 AM

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Grant Shapps says it will ‘take some time’ to conclude who was to blame for cyber-attack on armed forces payroll – as it happened
Defence secretary makes statement after 270,000 payroll records belonging to members of Britain’s armed forces been exposed to hackers

Andrew Sparrow

07, May, 2024 @5:23 PM

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Labour must not cave in to pressure over zero-hours contracts | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the party’s watered-down plan to appease businesses

07, May, 2024 @4:03 PM

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‘We deserve more’: US workers’ share of the pie dwindles
Bureau of Labor Statistics releases latest estimate of how much labor receives of national income, showing bleak decline

Michael Sainato

06, May, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Scaling back Labour’s workers’ rights plan would be disastrous, warns TUC president
Reports say Sir Keir Starmer may risk union support and bow to pressure from business to amend new deal

Larry Elliott Economics editor

06, May, 2024 @4:00 AM

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Dividends payments soar globally as worker pay stagnates
Shareholder payouts grew 14 times faster than wages over past three years, says Oxfam report

Phillip Inman

30, Apr, 2024 @11:01 PM

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‘I would not be alive’: anger at Sunak plan to strip GPs of sicknote powers
Doctors’ ability to sign people off work is crucial, say readers, especially for those with mental health problems

Amelia Hill

26, Apr, 2024 @12:50 PM

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UK policy denying visas to children of care workers faces legal challenge
Exclusive: Action by organisation supporting migrants argues new rules are discriminatory

Diane Taylor

26, Apr, 2024 @5:00 AM

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‘Every day I cry’: 50 women talk about life as a domestic worker under the Gulf’s kafala system
Denounced as giving a ‘veneer of legality to slaveholding’, the kafala labour code persists, allowing employers to abuse women, who vanish from society. This is the testimony of some of those workers, gathered over two years in a Guardian investigation

Katie McQue

25, Apr, 2024 @6:00 AM

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