Daily Archives: December 30, 2010

National minimum wage amendment in place from January 1

The Government has finalised the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010, which amend the National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 and come into force on 1 January 2011. Schemes that operate at the moment allow part of employees’ pay, … Continue reading

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National strikes to coincide with royal wedding

At a Trades Union Congress meeting next month union bosses are expected to thrash out plans to create a mass walkout in the spring in protest at spending cuts. The talks will bring together unions which have industrial action ongoing, … Continue reading

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The big trade unions show their regressive side

The referendum on changes to the electoral system is shaping up to be the political event of next year. As it should be. Voting is a serious matter, and no alteration to the established way of doing things should be … Continue reading

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Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.  Philip K. Dick (1928 – 1982)

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