The largest salary packages from Waltham Forest Council employees have been revealed – with more making more than £100,000 than in previous years. Click here to read more.
UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage. Click here to read more.
Number of workers entering poverty rising faster than employment… click here to read more.
Some council staff struggling on low wages are resorting to taking their possessions to pawnbrokers, says a UNISON report published last week. Click here to read more.
We need an outright ban on zero-hours contracts. Too many workers are being denied job security, sick pay and holiday pay – and insecure work is out of control. Click here to read more and sign the TUC petition.
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…
According to charity Trust for London, Waltham Forest has the highest percentage of jobs paying below the Living Wage anywhere in the capital, at 37 per cent. Click here to read more.
New analysis published by the TUC shows that half (49%) of self-employed adults aged 25 and over are earning less than minimum wage – a total of two million people. Click here to read more.
A record £15.6m worth of underpayment to UK workers has been discovered by the government in the past year. Click here to read more.
Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across Britain, according to research recently published. Click here to read more.