Rights at work blog
Prospect has provided legal support to many women who challenged entrenched discrimination and harassment at work.
The Government describes its Good Work Plan as the ‘largest upgrade in a generation to workplace rights’ but it is a huge missed opportunity to tackle the blight of insecure work.
The nature of the labour market has been changing for several decades but the situation has become more complex in recent times because of the growth of zero hours contracts and the rise of platform-based work (as seen in recent high-profile cases with Uber, Deliveroo and Pimlico Plumbers).
As World Cup football fever grips fans, this is a timely reminder of our advice on avoiding a red card in the workplace.
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.