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Women council workers in Bury win equal pay legal battle

Last week council workers in Bury won a legal battle over discriminatory bonuses. Although dubbed the “dinner ladies” case by the media, the settlement covers cleaners, carers and many other grades of council employees.

Tribunal: Agency worker's blacklisting is legal

Despite rhetoric that the new EU agency worker regulations will 'stifle business' and 'cost jobs', the extent to which the British government will go to use agency work to attack hard-won legal rights and undermine our working conditions is increasingly clear.