UNISON has published a July 2018 guide to assist branches in establishing the Living Wage as the minimum pay rate in an organisation.
We all rely on the welfare safety net being there for us in times of financial stress or hardship. But Universal Credit is currently failing in this task. This is according to a July 2018 report by End Hunger UK on Universal Credit and food poverty in the UK.
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018 Time: 4pm – 5.30pm Location: The Living Room, City Hall, London, SE1 2AA Join the Women’s Budget Group staff team, management committee and wider membership as they look at our progress over the past year and discuss plans for the coming year. Please confirm your attendance by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 1918, 490 women have been elected to parliament. In 2018, there are 209 women MPs. For every woman currently in the House of Commons, there are twice as many men. A visual essay by 50:50 Parliament illustrates the history of gender representation in the House of Commons, with detailed demographics and policy implications.
Inequality is plainly both a cause and result of failures in human rights protection. This is according to the June 2018 report by Just Fair on socio-economic inequality and local authorities.
Too many LGBT+ people still don’t feel safe and comfortable at work. Unions have an essential role to play in fighting this discrimination. This is according to the 2018 Trade Union Congress (TUC) Pride campaign which calls for all LGBT+ people to join a union.
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‘As a company, Twitter is failing to respect women’s rights online’.
This is according to the March 2018 research project by Amnesty International on violence and abuse against women online.
Over 1.2 million people aged 65 and over, don’t receive all the care and support they need.
This is from the March 2018 campaign report (pdf), published by Age UK.
‘The UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world’ says the March 2018 Equality Trust manifesto.
Equality Trust have published their National, Local and Individual Manifestos designed to help people across the UK take action to reduce inequality.
The manifestos states:
We must protect and progress workers’ rights: strengthen trade union rights
and introduce employment rights from day one
We must explore the most effective ways of distributing wealth fairly and
efficiently: establish an independent Commission on Wealth
We must end child poverty: reinstate child poverty targets and commit to
eliminating child poverty
We must tackle our housing crisis: establish a large scale house building
programme, prioritising social housing and truly affordable housing,
built to high quality and environmentally friendly standards.
Find out more about the Equality Trust’s manifestos.
Read the manifesto in full (pdf).