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April 19, 2011
Plans to extend the qualifying period for protection against unfair dismissal will affect the rights of millions of employees, union warns

Plans to extend the qualifying period for protection against unfair dismissal will affect the rights of millions of employees, a union has warned.

Young people, ethnic minorities and part-time women workers would be most affected by the plans to remove unfair dismissal rights from staff with less than two years' service, according to the TUC.

The union has also attacked plans to introduce fees for employees taking a claim to a tribunal, saying it would have a disproportionate effect on low-paid workers.

November 28, 2007
Employers should address office stress and problems that contribute to ill health, but in a "nonjudgemental way"

Employers need to address problems like stress and poor office design that could make their staff ill, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) have said.

October 16, 2007
Campaign organised by Unite the Union will involve thousands of health staff celebrating the NHS

Thousands of NHS supporters and staff from trusts all across the UK will be coming to London at the beginning of next month for a celebration of the NHS.

The "I love the NHS" event is being organised by the 15 unions and organisations involved in the NHS Together campaign.