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Marion Scovell


Presidents Club scandal highlights the need for stronger sexual harassment laws

The scandal of the Presidents Club is another high profile example of the abuse of women workers and the inadequacies of the law.There have been numerous press reports of the event this week, following the revelations from under cover FT journalist, Madison Marriage. It is shocking that women working at...


Hands off our holidays!

Our rights to paid holiday are under attack, as some senior government ministers take aim at dismantling working time rights after Brexit. Reports this weekend show that there is a drive by some in the government to scrap working time rights, which are currently underpinned by EU law, including the...



Unions fight for equal pay

On Equal Pay Day we recognise the sad truth of the persistent gender pay gap, but we should also celebrate the work of unions in achieving greater equality.


Strength of the collective voice

Unions have a proud history of improving members' rights in the workplace, through negotiating pay and terms and conditions, promoting equality and fairness, and protecting workers’ health and safety.


Brexit, employment rights and the general election

With news of a general election in June, now is the time to ensure that workers’ rights are high on the political agenda.


The Trade Union Act kicks in and unions fight back!

Today is a dark day for workers as the majority of the Trade Union Act comes into force.


A victory in the battle against the gig economy

The abuse of workers in the growing ‘gig economy’ was highlighted in the recent employment tribunal case against Uber.