Newsflash: your boss is not allowed to stop you from talking about your pay.

Your boss is not allowed to stop you from talking about your pay. If your boss tries telling you that you're not allowed to talk about your pay, they are probably breaking the law. This is in the Equality Act 2010. If your boss doesn't want you to talk about your pay, it might be … Continue reading Newsflash: your boss is not allowed to stop you from talking about your pay.

Three steps too far in the undervaluing of care: Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake – LJB Hayes

Taken from uklabourlawblog.com Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake [2018] EWCA Civ 1641 is a judgment to take your breath away. It follows an established pattern in which the UK higher courts misunderstand, misrepresent and undermine the value of care workers’ labour. On this occasion, the Court of Appeal’s decision removes entitlement to minimum wage protection from care workers … Continue reading Three steps too far in the undervaluing of care: Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake – LJB Hayes

Unison Social Care Seminar Report and Actions-The Workers Respond.

  Unison are the second-biggest trade union in the UK, and easily the most prominent trade union in the health and care sectors. Unison recently held a seminar on social care, and published a report on their findings1. Bristol Care Workers Network are a group of health and social care workers who are already fighting … Continue reading Unison Social Care Seminar Report and Actions-The Workers Respond.

Fight racism at work-no borders in the NHS!

The Government want to bring in mandatory charging of some non-UK born NHS patients, under the Immigration Act. Bristol Care Workers Network believes that no-one should be denied access to care, least of all because of their race, country of origin or their access to money. We intend to show the Government that healthcare workers … Continue reading Fight racism at work-no borders in the NHS!