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Homeless veterans appeal

Community - November 22nd, 2019

Community National Executive Council member and army veteran Reg Gutteridge has recorded a video calling on reps and members to support the union’s homeless veterans appeal. One of the union’s […]

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Photo of Kidderminster Harriers staff participating in mental health course
Community - January 21st, 2020
“We will take these skills back in to the workplace…” In December, Community’s Trainee Learning Organisers, Alex Teague and Dan Warren, worked alongside Kidderminster Harriers Football Club to organise a […]
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Community - January 17th, 2020
“It’s events like these that really bring people together and raise spirits…” A number of events have taken place in recent weeks as Community’s homelessness priority campaign continues. Ahead of […]
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Community - January 9th, 2020
Responding to news that Liberty Steel is proposing to cut jobs in South Yorkshire and South Wales, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the Community trade union said: “News of more […]
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Community - January 6th, 2020
Community was extremely shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Paul Horton. Paul was one of the senior reps at the Tata Steel Orb Works in Newport. He […]
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Community - December 18th, 2019
The first Union Learning Reps training course run from Community’s Sheffield office was recently delivered by The Manchester College. Eight Union Learning Reps (ULRs) attended the course and came from […]
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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 drawn up through Community’s one-year […]
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Community - December 5th, 2019
Community’s regional secretary for Scotland and Northern Ireland, Steve Farrell, was recently invited to give evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee, which was looking at […]
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Steven McGurk - December 5th, 2019
“Justice not Charity…” For Disability History Month, Steven McGurk, our National Executive Council member representing disabled workers, reflects on the proud tradition of the National League of the Blind and […]
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