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Happy International Women's Day. Labour are encouraging women to better know their rights at work. All employees have right to 52 weeks maternity leave and you may qualify for maternity pay.

You have the right to health and safety protection for you and your baby.

You have the right to reasonable paid time off for your antenatal care.

You are entitled to all your contractual terms and conditions during maternity leave, apart from your pay.

You have the right to be offered a suitable alertnative vacancy if you are made redundant during maternity leave.

You have the right to flexible work.

You are protected against unfair treatment, unfair dismissal, and discrimination because of pregnancy, childbirth and maternity leave.

Happy International Women's Day

Your Rights at Risk Happy International Women's Day. Labour are encouraging women to better know their rights at work. All employees have right to 52 weeks maternity leave and you...

10012017_Labour_Group_Manifesto_Launch.JPGLabour run councils have a record of sound financial management to provide better public services in challenging times.

Today the Essex Labour County Group will produce their alternative budget to the Tory led Essex County Council's, the government are bankrupting local County Councils in the same way as they are bankrupting the NHS.

The administration are proposing a 3% increase in the social care precept and then in the next breath claim it’s freezing council tax. The Conservative administration have been freezing council tax and at the same time making unsustainable savings (cuts) of £597million – They have now got to find a further £106million of savings (cuts) by the end of the year.

The Essex Labour Group have set out their priorities, read more here and will today publish alternative budget.

Essex County Labour Alternative Budget Proposals

Labour run councils have a record of sound financial management to provide better public services in challenging times. Today the Essex Labour County Group will produce their alternative budget to...

FUTURE OF WORK COMMISSION

The world of work - the heart of our lives and the centre of our Labour identity - is getting ever more complex and uncertain. Complex, because new automated technologies are fusing with the internet, and creating models of work and jobs we haven’t seen before. 

 

The world of work - the heart of our lives and the centre of our Labour identity - is getting ever more complex and uncertain. Complex, because new automated technologies are fusing with the internet, and creating models of work and jobs we haven’t seen before. 

Daily we hear stories of machines and systems that can do things we thought only humans could do: driving cars, drafting contracts, even composing music.

It's been called the ‘new industrial revolution’: a new era of rapid technology-driven change, which is transforming our world every day. And it’s uncertain because, although it will create wealth and opportunities for many, it is causing disruption and hardship for some. 

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Future of Work

FUTURE OF WORK COMMISSION The world of work - the heart of our lives and the centre of our Labour identity - is getting ever more complex and uncertain. Complex,...

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