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.
A lot has been written about the NHS pay deal in England and what it will mean to individuals’ pay packets. But how does it affect staff at different stages of their career? Click here to read more.
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.
Hundreds of thousands are still trapped in jobs that are so insecure they can’t plan childcare or budget for their weekly shop. Click here to read more.