Employment law

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No 10 declines to say Sunak confident Zahawi has always told him truth about his tax affairs – as it happened
Downing Street spokesperson also says inquiry into former chancellor’s affairs to be ‘conducted swiftly’

Andrew Sparrow

24, Jan, 2023 @6:43 PM

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Labour to force Commons vote on plans to ‘sunset’ 4,000 EU laws
Exclusive: Party fears basic rights such as maternity protections and holiday entitlement could be swept away

Aletha Adu and Lisa O'Carroll

18, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Shortfall of 330,000 workers in UK due to Brexit, say thinktanks
Immigration from non-EU countries failed to take up slack after freedom of movement ended

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

17, Jan, 2023 @5:52 PM

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Sacked Twitter UK staff claim unlawful treatment in ‘sham’ redundancy
Law firm representing 43 Twitter staffers says company downsizing procedure under Elon Musk broke UK employment law

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

11, Jan, 2023 @2:39 PM

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How price pressures lead to exploitation of workers | Letter
Letter: Extracting profit from labour is the foundation of capitalist economies, writes Simon Steyne

26, Dec, 2022 @6:41 PM

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More than 90% of hand carwashes in UK employing workers illegally, study finds
Only 7% had undertaken right-to-work checks and just 11% handed out payslips, Nottingham Trent University research reveals

Sarah Butler

26, Dec, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Brexit rule that makes EU citizens reapply to stay in UK is unlawful, court says
Judge says Home Office rule that puts those with ‘pre-settled status’ at risk of deportation is ‘wrong in law’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

21, Dec, 2022 @12:13 PM

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TUC seeks changes to draft law to help seafarers after P&O Ferries scandal
Sacking of nearly 800 crew in favour of low-paid agency workers in March led to calls for loopholes to be closed in seafarers’ wages bill

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

11, Dec, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Seasonal worker visa puts migrants at risk of exploitation, say supermarkets
Industry fears hastily designed scheme is leading to human rights abuses and debt bondage in supply chains

Emily Dugan

02, Dec, 2022 @10:01 AM

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Hundreds of Indonesian fruit pickers in UK seek diplomatic help
Exclusive: More than 200 people have approached Indonesian embassy since July to report difficulties faced

Emily Dugan

02, Dec, 2022 @10:01 AM

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Could Britain be facing a general strike this winter?
Workers from the health, transport, education and postal sectors have voted for industrial action, but coordination is legally restricted

Phillip Inman

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A hundred UK companies sign up for four-day week with no loss of pay
Thousands of employees to be moved permanently to four days in policy described as ‘transformative’

Jasper Jolly

27, Nov, 2022 @2:13 PM

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