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Et Cetera

Et Cetera - Prospect's general blog

Prospect has specialist blogs about rights at workhealth & safety and pensions. This is our 'everything else' blog - contributors from across the union about different events, campaigns, news and current affairs.


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To solve earnings inequality, we need to reform our economic model

The fact that chief executive pay at Britain’s largest companies grew six times faster than ordinary workers' pay last year may be be shocking, but should not come as a surprise.


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Nothing about us, without us

Leona Atkins, accessibility and disability network chair at the Met Office, overcame her fears and delivered a speech at this year’s TUC disabled workers’ conference about why train ticket machines are discriminatory.


Pride In Coming Out

As we prepare for Belfast Pride march on August 4th, we will never lose sight of the fact that Pride is a protest – a protest against the issues of LGBT+ poverty, hate crime, bullying in schools, treatment of LGBT+ asylum seekers, lack of funding for LGBT+ healthcare and a complete...


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Prospect speaks up for members on Capita contracts

Prospect members on the Tesco Mobile and O2 contracts have been among those under pressure because of Capita’s financial difficulties, but the union has provided vital support for individuals during this difficult period, explains John Ferrett


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Here’s to life in the fast lane for everyone

While most consumers are experiencing ever-faster broadband, some are still stuck in the slow lane. That’s why we need the universal service obligation soon, argues Roger Darlington