Work & careers

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Boris Johnson: workers will return to offices in 'a few short months'
Prime minister dismisses idea that lockdowns will lead to permanent shift towards working from home

Molly Blackall

27, Feb, 2021 @11:07 AM

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Can a new Beveridge fix a broken welfare state?
Letters: Readers respond to John Harris’s article about how the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of Britain’s welfare structures

Letters

24, Feb, 2021 @6:32 PM

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I have no motivation to work. How can I change my attitude? | Leading questions
You don’t get joy from work – not many people do, says Eleanor Gordon-Smith – but you won’t get more of it sitting at the computer promising yourself you’ll work soon

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

24, Feb, 2021 @12:29 AM

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Workers’ rights and role of trade unions
Letters: David Kennedy wonders why low-paid workers have had to set up their own unions and questions the role of the big ones, while David Murray believes gig economy protections still don’t go far enough

Letters

23, Feb, 2021 @4:41 PM

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UK firms given six months' grace on gender pay gap reporting
EHRC says it will not begin enforcement proceedings until 4 October, six months after deadline

Alexandra Topping and Caelainn Barr

22, Feb, 2021 @6:24 PM

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The Guardian view on Alabama’s Amazon rebels: the dignity of labour | Editorial
Editorial: Workers fighting to form the first union at an Amazon workplace in the US are pioneers in the battle to civilise big-tech capitalism

Editorial

21, Feb, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Care workers and cleaners of Dundee in fight for equal pay
‘She Town’ women have a proud industrial history. But they are facing a new struggle that is driving them into early retirement

Eve Livingston

20, Feb, 2021 @5:28 PM

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Three-quarters of Tory voters back big increase in pay for self-isolating
Polling reveals support across the political divide for receiving full wage while off work because of Covid

Michael Savage Policy editor

20, Feb, 2021 @2:13 PM

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‘I had no idea about the hidden labour’: has the pandemic changed fatherhood for ever?
For the past year, many men have spent more time with their children than ever before. Could it force a permanent change?

Tom Lamont

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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After the Uber ruling, there's no excuse for government not to enforce workers' rights | Jason Moyer-Lee
For too long the Conservatives have left workplace protections to the whims of employers, says Jason Moyer-Lee, a former IWGB general secretary

Jason Moyer-Lee

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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No more fomo: top firms turn to VR to liven up meetings
Companies splash out on new tech and office design to cut commuting and usher in the new dawn of post-lockdown hybrid working

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the Uber drivers ruling: a challenge to government | Editorial
Editorial: The supreme court’s new judgment has exposed the gulf between labour regulation and the gig economy – and shown where justice must lie

Editorial

19, Feb, 2021 @6:25 PM

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