Category: Our policies

Workers should be helped to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow
Roy Rickhuss - December 15th, 2020
At Community we are proud of our history.  When our industries changed over the last century, we stayed for our members, supporting them to reskill, retrain and [...]
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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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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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Community supports legal action against Chancellor for sex discrimination
Community - June 11th, 2020
"That the government’s own scheme would reinforce this inequality is scandalous..."   The self-employed and freelance workers union, Community, is supporting legal proceedings undertaken by [...]
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Self-employed disabled workers helped to thrive
Community - December 11th, 2019
Too few self-employed disabled workers know about learning and training opportunities that would help them make a success of self-employment, according to a new report [...]
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Flexible working must work for everyone says Community at TUC 2019
Community - September 20th, 2019
[arve url="https://youtu.be/MlFFG3TvdqU" /] "Let's normalise flexible working for all..." Community spoke in the debate on flexible working at the recent Trades Union Congress in Brighton. [...]
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Community responds on the latest in automation at work
Community - September 18th, 2019
"We have the potential to shift skills gaps across the country by engaging workers..." Commenting on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee report, [...]
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Community puts focus on skills at TUC 2019
Community - September 10th, 2019
"The skills challenge we face is one of the great battles of our age..." Community delegate, Audrey McJimpsey, who works at RSBi in Glasgow, spoke [...]
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TUC 2019: workers must benefit from automation says Community
Community - September 9th, 2019
[arve url="https://youtu.be/XmocX0_oe50" align="center" /] "We can make AI work or everyone..." This week, Community delegates are attending the TUC Congress 2019 in Brighton. The Congress [...]
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Building the supply chain for electric cars
Alasdair McDiarmid - August 12th, 2019
In these turbulent times the welcome news that Jaguar Land Rover plans to invest £1bn to make electric cars in the Midlands was soon offset [...]
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