Prospect has specialist blogs about rights at work, health & safety and pensions. This is our 'everything else' blog - contributors from across the union about different events, campaigns, news and current affairs.
On the surface, yesterday’s trade union membership statistics appeared to give a welcome boost to the labour movement, with a 19,000 increase in membership last year.
It feels like groundhog day. Yet another week goes by and we’re still waiting for detailed updates on government policy on areas that will change because of Brexit.
Bonds between employees are vital for managing stress and combating isolation
Being asked what you do for a living is, for a trade unionist, an opportunity and a challenge. It’s most fascinating when it arises in social situations where the person asking the question may have their own superficial but often well-established view of unions.