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Author: Dan Sabbagh, The Guardian
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UK: JD Wetherspoon staff allege being forced to distribute Brexit 'propaganda' & call for living wage & trade union recognition
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UK: Tribunal holds company accountable for discriminating against lesbian employee by forcing her to silence her sexual orientation
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