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How The Workers' Rights Movements Began
How The Workers' Rights Movements Began
How the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain changed the lives of ordinary people forever....
Protecting Workers' Rights in Developing Countries
Protecting Workers' Rights in Developing Countries
Should you allow the workers' rights in another country to affect the products that you buy back here in the United Kingdom?...
Reigning in the Unions
Reigning in the Unions
After the excesses and misery of the 1970s a new era was to dawn for the unions in the United Kingdom, one that they would prove powerless to prevent....
Teleworking and Your Rights
Teleworking and Your Rights
Teleworking allows people to work from home or another location and really works well for some people, but you need to make sure that an employer doesn't use it as an…...
The Emergence of Socialism
The Emergence of Socialism
Alongside the Industrial Revolution, the concept of socialism was developing to support the rights of the working classes, which led to the emergence of the first…...
The European Union
The European Union
Joining the EU in 1973 changed the direction of the United Kingdom's trading relationships, away from the Commonwealth, and there's no doubt that workers' rights have…...
The History of Workers' Rights
The History of Workers' Rights
Revolting peasants and the emergence of the Craftsmen's Guilds in the Middle Ages set the groundwork for the emergence of workers' rights movements in the new dawn of…...
The Impact of the Recession on Workers
The Impact of the Recession on Workers
With over 1.3 million people in the UK made redundant as a result of the global economic downturn, job security is not guaranteed and this is taking its toll on…...
Trade Union Power
Trade Union Power
The 19th Century saw the Trade Unions rise to power, gaining many concessions for the workers and improving their lot immeasurably. But the general consensus of…...
What is a Workers' Rights Bill?
What is a Workers' Rights Bill?
Improving the lot of disadvantaged workers usually needs a change in law and that's where a workers' rights bill comes in....
Your Rights to Maternity Leave
Your Rights to Maternity Leave
A guide to your rights and entitlements when you are pregnant and on maternity leave....
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