Monthly Archives: November 2013

Higher Education Conference 2014

The preliminary agenda for the 2014 HE Conference has been published. A total of 27 motions are to be debated, and these include: – Opposing Austerity in Education – Privatisation and Shared Services in Higher Education – Impact of restructuring and outsourcing on young workers – Disability Leave and Attendance Policies –  A Time to Change […]

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Benefit of working in a unionised workplace

The lastest Labour Research Department’s newsletter included an article about a Workplace Employment Relations Survey.  The article is reproduced below. Benefit of working in a unionised workplace Employees in workplaces which recognised unions were “significantly less likely” to have been adversely affected by the recession, an authoritative new survey said. The Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS) […]

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