Monthly Archives: July 2018

Pay announcements are “robbing Peter to pay Paul”, says UNISON......

“Behind the good news headlines, the government is simply robbing Peter to pay Paul. Without extra money from the Treasury to fund these pay increases, services and jobs somewhere will have to be cut.”  Click here to read more

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Women’s rights could be under threat after Brexit, EHRC report warns......

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) claims equality and human rights protections currently provided by the EU are not binding in UK law and may be removed when Britain exits the block next year.  Click here to read more.

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Millions of families ‘worse off’ than 15 years ago......

Millions of “just about managing” families are no better off today than those in 2003, new research from the Resolution Foundation indicates.  Click here to read more.

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Protesters say job centre closure will leave claimants out of pocket......

Campaigners protest outside Leytonstone Jobcentre which is due to close on Friday.  Click here to read more.

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Sleep-in shifts judgment is a huge mistake......

The legal decision not to count sleep-in shifts as working time is wrong, and is at odds with legal precedents and a common sense understanding of what counts as work, says UNISON.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Pride event......

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A photo from Saturday’s anti-fascist demo in Westminster......

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Trump protest Friday 13 July......

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First he blocked a law against upskirting – now this Tory MP is coming for your rights at work......

Sir Christopher Chope’s shameless and cynical use of bankbench legislation to attack workers’ rights cannot be allowed to succeed.  Click here to read more.

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Together Against Trump: National Demonstration......

13 July 2018 2:00pm–7:00pm – Junction of Portland Place and New Cavendish Street.  Click here for full details.

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