Category: Young Workers

How my apprenticeship opened up opportunities
Megan Edwards - February 11th, 2021
For National Apprenticeships Week I thought that I would share my own experience of what it was like to be an apprentice, why I applied [...]
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Coronavirus has shown why young workers need unions
Jack Whiston - November 19th, 2020
Coronavirus has had a massive cascading impact across all walks of life, and especially on young workers. The impacts that we have suffered not only [...]
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Preventing unemployment and building a better recovery
Jack Whiston - September 15th, 2020
Jack Whiston, Community rep at Church's and young worker, spoke at TUC's virtual 2020 congress on the motion 'Preventing unemployment and building a better recovery." [...]
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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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Equal Pay at 50
Lauren Crowley - May 29th, 2020
Click straight through to the new resources here. Today on the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Pay Act, we remember the struggle [...]
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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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Young Workers Event
Community - March 13th, 2020
Community recently recently held an event for its young workers at the Quorn Grange in Loughborough. Offering young members the opportunity to share their stories [...]
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Equalities strategy launched by Community
Community - February 21st, 2020
"Striving for equality is at the heart of what we do..." This week Community has launched its equalities strategy. A new booklet A Strategy for [...]
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Community is reaching out to young workers in new ways
Community - August 21st, 2019
"We're optimistic about what we can achieve..." This August has seen the launch of Community’s young workers task force. Following a decision taken by members [...]
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Community’s young ambassadors attend TUC conference
Community - April 12th, 2018
Five young members have recently represented Community at the TUC's annual young workers conference, a meeting of young trade unionists that advise the TUC General Council [...]
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