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What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?
Employment

What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?

The pandemic has seen companies use fire and rehire tactics to force employees into accepting worse terms. Here’s what you can do to fight the practice.

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26
Employment

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26

Rubbish could be left to pile up on the streets during COP26 after union members voted to strike over pay.

Striking Uber drivers demand end to ‘racist’ facial recognition software
Employment

Striking Uber drivers demand end to ‘racist’ facial recognition software

Union IWGB is calling for a 24-hour boycott of Uber in support of the drivers, who have staged a protest outside the company’s London HQ.

Boris Johnson urged to ban fire and rehire at next month’s Queen’s Speech
Employment

Boris Johnson urged to ban fire and rehire at next month’s Queen’s Speech

DVLA strike: Workers announce second walkout over ‘Covid-related safety’
Employment

DVLA strike: Workers announce second walkout over ‘Covid-related safety’

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British Gas engineers face mass sacking in fire and rehire row
Employment

British Gas engineers face mass sacking in fire and rehire row

Deliveroo strike: ‘I’ve lost sleep not knowing how much I’ll make next week’
Employment

Deliveroo strike: ‘I’ve lost sleep not knowing how much I’ll make next week’

Thousands of British Gas workers strike over ‘fire and rehire’ row
Employment

Thousands of British Gas workers strike over ‘fire and rehire’ row