Workers' Rights

Usdaw stands up for your rights in the workplace offering protection when you need it most

Working in the UK - a guide to your rights

The TUC has launched a guide to help combat the exploitation of migrant workers which contains advice on contracts, pay, working hours and much more. The guide is free to view online and available in 21 languages.

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Zero-hours Contracts

The use of zero-hours contracts by firms has grown massively in the last four years with one estimate putting the number of workers on these contracts at 1.4 million.

These types of contracts mean workers are not guaranteed any hours from one week to the next and are often left waiting for a phone call each day to tell them whether they have any hours to work or not.

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Working people under attack

The Government is attacking accident claims and employment tribunal fees, which means you’ll need the protection of Usdaw more than ever. If you are an Usdaw member it’s business as usual.

Unlawful Deductions on Wage Slips

Wage slips often show deductions such as pension contributions or National Insurance, but sometimes mistakes happen or a deduction appears that you don't understand. Watch our video for advice.

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