Government Attack On Workers’ Rights

This government is proposing a serious worsening of workers’ rights making it easier for employers to sack staff, hourly paid staff will be particularly hit as trade unions would no longer have the legal right to be consulted about widespread redundancies of staff who happen to be on fixed-term contract.

Follow these 2 links for more details:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2012/dec/18/redundancy-consultation-period-45-days

http://www.ucu.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=6408

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