Category: Miscellaneous

Fighting for your rights

Dave Knight on a campaign group’s efforts to support vulnerable people. Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights protesting outside Leytonstone Jobcentre Plus.  Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights is a local organisation that supports benefits claimants and campaigns

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Childcare fees have risen three times faster than wages since 2008, TUC analysis reveals

Fees up by 52%, compared to 17% increase in nominal wages. Families left with £4,700 annual shortfalls even after government support.  Click here to read more.

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Four in 10 have less than £6.60 per day for non essentials

FOUR in 10 people have less than £6.60 a day for themselves once essential bills have been paid, according to a report by the Nationwide Building Society.  Click here to read more.

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Do you know a health hero and want to make sure they’re recognised?

Nominations for the 2018 Our Health Heroes, honouring the vital work done by NHS support staff, are now open and close on 16 September.  Click here to read more.

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Equality Survey 2018 – The survey closes on Wednesday 8 August 2018

Complete the UNISON equality survey –and you could win three nights for two people at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort!

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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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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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Celebrating 25 years in UNISON

UNISON came into being 25 years ago. In the face of hostile trade union legislation, and attempts to decimate and privatise our public services, we have grown and become strong.  Click here to read more

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UNISON equality survey – with prizes

Help us campaign for equality by filling in our survey – and maybe win a holiday for two at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort in north Devon.  Click here to read more.

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