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Fire and Rehire – ACAS put down a few pointers

In 2020, a few VFX facilities threatened to ‘fire and rehire‘ to force members to accept lower terms. It’s a big issue in the wider trades union movement too. It’s an unpopular practice, and the government recently scuppered a bill … Continue reading

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Personal Injury case demonstrates the value of union membership

Thompsons are reporting a successful PI claim on behalf of a Bectu member who sustained serious injuries working on on exhibition in Germany. Anthony Brookes secured more than £158,000 in compensation with the help of his union and Thompsons. You … Continue reading

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