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UK "at risk" of falling behind on workers rights

The UK is at a "real risk" of falling behind the EU when it comes to workers' rights, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) says.
The union body said the EU had "various initiatives" in the pipeline which would improve standards once they became law.
But it said the UK had no similar legislation on the way.
The government said in protecting workers' rights the UK already "goes further than the EU in many areas".
The TUC's call comes three months after a new post-Brexit trade deal came into force between the UK and EU.
Both sides have committed not to lower labour standards in a way that impacts trade or investment - but that does not mean they have to match each other.

Brexit: UK 'risks falling behind' EU on workers’ rights - BBC News
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