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We’re a new and dynamic independent trade union. From our roots representing migrant workers, we’ve evolved to taking on the bosses of the so-called gig economy and government regulators, representing under-unionised and under-represented workforces.
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IWGB reps and the Legal Department will make sure you are protected at work. Our team handles all kinds of cases, from workplace bullying to illegal deduction of wages.

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We push flagship employment law cases, challenging denial of workers’ rights in the so-called ‘gig economy’ and across other sectors.

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