Latest podcast episode looks at LabourStart’s global campaigning with Eric Lee. Also featuring Melanie Simms and Basit Mahmood. CONTINUE READING
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New Podcast: Can The Industrial Strategy Deliver?
Becky and I welcomed Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England to the last episode of the current Unions21 podcast series. Andy spoke with us in his capacity as the chair of the Industrial Strategy Council– charged with holding the government to account over its delivery (or not) of the strategy’s objectives. We made clear… CONTINUE READING
Lifting The Lid On The Low Pay Commission
Negotiations deliver a consensus on how far we can raise the pay rates without jeopardising employment. But this is a legal floor, not the limit of our aspirations. CONTINUE READING
New Podcast: Battling Low Pay In British Theatres Matters To All Of Us
Charlotte Bence (Equity) and Becky Wright (Unions21) recording our latest podcast In 1982, Colin Welland won the Oscar for best screenplay. The film, also winner of the Oscar for best picture, was Chariots of Fire. Welland accepted his award with the clarion call: “The British Are Coming!” Setting aside he historical contradiction – those words… CONTINUE READING