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Degraded
Unjust pay and unfairness at work can kill youAre you sick and tired of too much work for too little pay? Well, you are also likely to be sick because of it, warns Hazards editor Rory O’Neill. Workplace risks go up as your employment grade goes down, with a potentially devastating impact on health.
Hazards 142, April-June 2018

Wage war
Delivering workplace justice through union collective bargaining An undeclared objective of the government’s austerity drive was to increase profits and reduce wages, barrister John Hendy tells Hazards. The labour law expert says it is more than workers’ pay packets that have been hurt as a result and calls for a new collective bargaining approach to combat workplace injustice.
Hazards 142, April-June 2018

Shake it up
IER agenda for health and safety reformSomething has gone dangerously wrong at work. Safety law expert Phil James tells Hazards there needs to be a fundamental shake up of the system to provide better rights covering all workers, justice for those harmed by their jobs and more stringent, enforceable duties on employers.
Hazards 142, April-June 2018

Samsung blues
Unions have made 28 April the world’s biggest safety campaign dayGlobal electronic giant Samsung has been targeted by safety and labour standards campaigners over its deadly record of abuse. An international day of action against the company on 1 May 2018 saw its bad practices exposed once more in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Hazards 142, April-June 2018

Unions make work safer
Fighting for your life at workA pin-up-at-work Hazards poster
Hazards, 142 April-June 2018

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