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Access to Justice: Exposing the Myths

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back, Resources

A new publication from the Institute of Employment Rights demolishes the saloon bar myths disseminated by neoliberal politicians, employers’ organisations, and the right-wing press on workers’ access to justice. It shows that the system stacks the odds in favour of the employer, not, as is so often claimed, in favour of the worker. Read More »

Revealed: how stress takes it’s toll on workers in the sector

In: Health and Safety, Resources, Sector News

The Guardian is featuring a new survey on the impact of stress on workers and this is something that should be of significant interest for many working across the Community, Youth Work and Not for Profit Sector. The Clockoff survey finds "Long hours, a lack of breaks and a fraught working day are all too common for workers in the public and voluntary sectors." Read More »

GFTU Training opportunities for our sector

In: Resources

The GFTU Education Service through the Educational Trust offers a range of services for affiliates and these include a wide range of generic courses and customised courses from one day seminars, weekend courses to one-week courses and most are fully accredited through partner organisations such as Northern College and Ruskin College.  Read More »

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