Unite News http://www.google.co.uk/ The latest stories Unite. en-gb Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:32:57 GMT Copyright (C) www.rippleffect.com 15 Intern pay abuse reported to the taxman via the web A web tool enabling people to report bad employers suspected of not paying the national minimum wage (NMW) to interns to the taxman has been launched by Unite, the country’s largest union. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/intern-pay-abuse-reported-to-the-taxman-via-the-web/default.aspx tcm:11-16723 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:46:49 -0000 Unpaid internships are unfair and elitist – it’s time they ended Finally we are beginning to win the argument – unpaid internships are unfair and elitist, exploit young workers and in many cases are illegal. http://www.unitetheunion.org/how-we-help/list-of-sectors/community-youth-workers-and-not-for-profit/communityyouthworkersandnotforprofitnews/unpaid-internships-are-unfair-and-elitist--its-time-they-ended/default.aspx tcm:11-16499 Fri, 29 Nov 2013 17:15:29 -0000 HMRC urged to probe charities exploiting unpaid interns Unite has given evidence to the Low Pay Commission that it understands that more than a third of the UK’s top 50 charity employers are signing up unpaid interns http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/hmrc-urged-to-probe-charities-exploiting-unpaid-interns/default.aspx tcm:11-14426 Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:28:34 -0000 ‘No pay for charity interns’ breeds elitism, says new report Charities should stop exploiting unpaid interns and pay them the minimum wage, otherwise working for voluntary organisations will become the preserve of a wealthy elite http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/nopayforcharityinternsbreedselitismsaysnewreport/default.aspx tcm:11-10584 Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00:29 -0000 Call to end unpaid internships in the voluntary and charitable sectors Unpaid internships are exploiting young people and pushing up youth unemployment. It’s time the government did something about them. http://www.unitetheunion.org/how-we-help/list-of-sectors/community-youth-workers-and-not-for-profit/communityyouthworkersandnotforprofitnews/call-to-end-unpaid-internships-in-the-voluntary-and-charitable-sectors/default.aspx tcm:11-16496 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 17:15:29 -0000 The rise and rise of the unpaid charity intern External link - Internships that pay nothing amount to exploitation, say some. Others claim that they offer an important route into the sector for many young people. Ian Griggs talks to those on both sides of the argument - Third Sector http://www.unitetheunion.org/how-we-help/list-of-sectors/community-youth-workers-and-not-for-profit/communityyouthworkersandnotforprofitnews/the-rise-and-rise-of-the-unpaid-charity-intern/default.aspx tcm:11-16501 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:15:29 -0000