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Lauren Usher's Articles

Protect young workers’ right to strike

29 Oct 2015, By

When you’re just starting out in a career, the idea you might one day be going out on strike is hardly likely to cross your mind. The right to strike is a last resort, and one you often don’t think about unless you need it. But young workers will be amongst those with the most…

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Election 2015- what it means for young workers

12 May 2015, By

Last Thursday’s general election saw a Conservative majority government voted into Westminster. After having had the weekend for it all to sink in, it’s time to look at what the election result means for young workers. What we already know: Decent jobs: They have no plans to tackle exploitative zero hours contacts, in fact, one…

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Young workers speaking up for housing

15 Apr 2015, By

The situation cannot be allowed to continue. As the general election approaches we have a unique opportunity to let candidates know that a condition of winning young people’s support is strong policies for tackling the housing crisis.

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Why we need TUC Young Workers Month

01 Nov 2014, By

It’s the start of TUC Young Workers Month (YWM). The main purpose of YWM is to promote trade unions to young workers and to highlight the issues faced by young workers. This years activities, organised by the TUC and our affiliated unions, are focused on the key issues; jobs, pay, homes and voice inside &…

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