Category Archives: Employment Law

Fight the Council Cuts

Public Sector trade unions in the city representing city council workers are launching a campaign against the enormous cuts to our public services that will be voted on in the Council meeting next month. Pictured is a copy of the … Continue reading

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VOICES AGAINST THE CUTS: WOMEN AND AUSTERITY

Angry about what’s happening to benefits, jobs, pensions, many of our services, rights, and our NHS? What can we do about it? Chair: Lisa Dando Director Brighton Women’s Centre Speakers: Caroline Lucas MP Olufemi Hughes formed Community Dialogue for Change … Continue reading

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Calm down dear and leave it to the smart people in Whitehall

Author: Mary-Ann Stephenson David Cameron made a speech earlier this week where he said he was ‘calling time’ on Equality Impact Assessments and that where ‘these issues had been considered’ there was now no need to do an EIA. Cameron’s … Continue reading

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Six months for mums campaign

The Government has been consulting on changes to maternity and paternity leave as part of its Modern Workplaces Consultation. They are considering reducing maternity leave to 18 weeks. You can read Maternity Action’s response to these proposals here Working Familieshave … Continue reading

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Legal Aid Update

The Legal Aid Bill has now gone through parliament and will shortly become law. This update on the changes to the Bill comes from the Justice for All campaign Changes to the Bill since Autumn 2010 After the Green Paper … Continue reading

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last chance to act to protect Legal Aid

Coventry Law Centre is asking for urgent action to before the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill goes back to the Commons on 17 April. Legal Aid cuts will have a disproportionate impact on women, particularly the poorest … Continue reading

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