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Supreme Court decision classifies Uber drivers as workers

19 February 2021

The Supreme Court of England & Wales decided unanimously on Friday that drivers engaged by Uber are classified as workers, in the terms set out by the Employment Rights Act 1996. The decision means that Uber drivers are entitled to a wide swathe of employment rights, including a minimum wage, sick leave and annual leave, […]

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London Greens support striking care workers

7 February 2021

London Green Party showed its support for striking care, maintenance and cleaning staff at Sage Nursing Home in North London as they begin their fourth consecutive day of strike action. […]

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Group calls on Home Office to close Napier Barracks site

6 February 2021

The Green Party Trade Union Group today joined calls to close the Napier Barracks site in Folkestone in Kent. […]

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Trade Union Group holds panel on trade & the labour movement

22 January 2021

The Green Party Trade Union Group held a panel discussion on Thursday 21st January, highlighting the risks posed by Brexit to hard-won rights and standards. Featuring speakers from UNISON, Global Justice Now, Trade Justice Movement, and the University of Oxford, attendees heard of the democratic deficit inherent in the UK’s trade negotiation and ratification processes. […]

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Group supports British Gas workers against fire-and-rehire tactics

7 January 2021

The Green Party Trade Union Group today wrote to GMB officers to express solidarity with British Gas workers. The workers are taking action against fire-and-rehire tactics, which are being used to erode hard-won pay and conditions at the company. In their letter, the group wrote: “British Gas engineers perform a vital role in keeping everyone’s homes warm’ a service which […]

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Green Party speaks out in support of education workers

3 January 2021

The Green Party backed teachers’ urgent calls to close school premises and move teaching online, except for the children of key workers and the most vulnerable. Green-led Brighton & Hove City Council has already written to primary schools advising them to move teaching online until at least Monday 18th January 2021. “It is right that […]

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