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Marion Scovell


Football fever: avoiding a red card in the workplace

As World Cup football fever grips fans, this is a timely reminder of our advice on avoiding a red card in the workplace. 


Women's rights at work - sisters are doing it for themselves

With issues of sexual harassment, unequal pay, a lack of flexible working and even the shoes we wear, women still face inequality at work. For International Women’s Day I am looking at some of the issues for women at work in 2018 and how unions successfully tackle these problems.


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.