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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

2.7m workers lose out as UK employment protection is weakened

From tomorrow, only those workers with two years continuous service will have protection against unfair dismissal and the TUC estimates 2.7m workers will be without that basic legal protection. Union membership becomes even more important for workers denied fundamental employment rights in the hire and fire jungle of the UK labour market: http://www.wired-gov.net/wg/wg-news-1.nsf/0/36738DD37D6D9E8C802579D5003497ED?OpenDocument