Category: Community Comments

Response to the Chancellor’s announcement
Community - September 24th, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced a plan for our economy for the coming months. This new ‘Winter Economic Plan’ comes following the imposition of [...]
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Government must act to save jobs and industries
Community - September 23rd, 2020
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Frontline workers represented at #LabourConnected
Christopher Knight - September 23rd, 2020
This week, Community NEC member and prison officer Chris Knight spoke at the key workers rally at Labour Party conference. You can read his speech [...]
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Reasonable adjustments guidance launched
Lauren Crowley - September 11th, 2020
A new way of working is here to stay. Companies across the economy are realising the benefits of working flexibly. For many businesses, productivity hasn’t [...]
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Do not be a bystander to racism
Abi Sesay - June 25th, 2020
Incidents of the past fortnight, following the murder of George Floyd in America, have made landmark histories with a rippling effect across continents. In the [...]
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Now is the time to embrace flexible working
Lauren Crowley - June 10th, 2020
For thousands of workers across the UK who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many will be wondering why employers have been vehemently [...]
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50 years is long enough- Equal Pay at 50
Anna Mowbray - May 29th, 2020
On 29th May, the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Pay Act, members of Community’s equalities team attended a virtual conference hosted by [...]
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What can an equalities rep do during Coronavirus?
Anna Mowbray - May 13th, 2020
In my last post I talked about the importance of reps keeping up their work to represent members in this challenging time. At times like [...]
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Organising in a time of Coronavirus
Anna Mowbray - April 28th, 2020
A pandemic is not a normal situation that any of us are used to but people need their trade union reps now, more than ever. [...]
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Why we still need more support for the self-employed
Kate Dearden - April 25th, 2020
It’s almost a month since the Chancellor announced a support package that will help millions of self-employed workers in response to Covid-19. Many will have [...]
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