Roger Jeary

Happy New Year - unless you happen to be a worker...

11 January 2013

By Roger Jeary

2013 promises more of the same...

Not bad news for all public servants this Christmas

20 December 2012

By Roger Jeary

New Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will be one of the few public servants granted a massive wage and generous benefits, while almost all other public sector workers are on a pay freeze at best, or being made redundant. But we're all in this together, right?

Michael "Scrooge" Gove gives a 'turkey' to Head Teachers

19 December 2012

By Roger Jeary

Roger Jeary responds to news that Education Secretary Michael Gove has sent a letter to Head Teachers encouraging them to cut the wages of teachers involved in industrial action

Experts discuss the future of equality law in a time of austerity

06 December 2012

By Roger Jeary

A report on yesterday's Equality and Discrimination conference, at which seven experts discussed the future of equality law under the current government and the effect of recent legislation on protected groups.

Boris threatens EU protection for workers' rights

05 December 2012

By Roger Jeary

The EU may not be perfect, but we should not allow the Conservative Party to drive skeptics toward abolishing the only protection some of our workers' rights have.

Family friendly rights no substitute for workers’ rights

14 November 2012

By Roger Jeary

Nick Clegg has proudly announced the government will make "improvements" to parental leave, allowing fathers to share mothers' maternity leave. But is this as good a deal as the Deputy Prime Minister wishes to make out?

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