Prospect news stories
Prospect’s delegation to the TUC black workers’ conference intervened to raise awareness of the underrepresentation of black and minority ethnic women in male-dominated industries.
Preparations are well under way for Prospect’s presence at this year’s Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival in Dorset from 18-20 July.
The number of employment tribunal claims has fallen by 59% since fees were introduced last July. Today’s statistics confirm that excessive fees to bring claims are pricing many workers out of justice. Prospect pays the fees for members in cases we support, so union members are protected from this.
Delegates to Prospect’s national conference in Glasgow in May congratulated the Scotland committee created by the union to bring clarity to members on the potential impact of an independence referendum.
Delegates overwhelmingly backed a motion from the Ordnance Survey branch calling for action against contractors who signed up to the Consulting Association’s blacklist of workers.