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IWD 2019 – Challenging the gender pay gap

Lauren Crowley - March 8th, 2019

“Women are realising they have a right to talk about pay…” The introduction of gender pay gap reporting should lead to progress. We now know that 80% of UK companies […]

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Community apprentices share their experiences

Community - March 9th, 2019

“An apprenticeship is a great way to learn on the job…” For National Apprenticeship Week, Community’s apprentices took time out of a training session to share their experiences of being […]

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Community - March 15th, 2019
“The regional team and the local reps will be showcasing the benefits of Community to all new employees as soon as they begin employment…” After recently becoming the recognised trade […]
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Caroline Taylor - March 15th, 2019
“The future of the Finance and professional sector is looking bright…” Since joining Community, the finance and professional sector has taken many steps to ensure the voices of its members […]
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Community - March 14th, 2019
“I’ve won my appeal. I’m back at work next Monday…” A Community member in the justice & custodial sector who had been a long-standing employee recently contacted the Member Service […]
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Community - March 13th, 2019
“As a labour movement, we need to secure rights for all working women, not just those in traditional employment…” A delegation of women from across Community joined together to represent […]
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Community - March 8th, 2019
“Helping to keep everyone safe…” When Harvest Energy took over a new fuel supply contract for Muller, Community Health & Safety reps, John and Stewart, were dispatched to ensure the […]
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Community - March 1st, 2019
“A positive equality, diversity and inclusion culture is critical within any successful organisation…” Community reps in Scotland have recently taken part in an equality, diversity and inclusion Workshop in the […]
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Community - February 28th, 2019
“We want the gig economy to work for everyone…” The Financial Times has reported on the partnership between Community and Labour Xchange. Labour Xchange aims to link people who are […]
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Community - February 27th, 2019
“For the self-employed, the future is extremely challenging…” New findings by Community indicate the majority of self-employed members do not pay into pension and feel unprepared for retirement. Community is […]
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