As a Regional Organiser for UNISON I am well placed to comment on the current economic crisis and its disproportionate effects on women. I’m very interested in why women are hit so hard – and passionately committed to campaigning against the austerity, and against its effects on women. 1,174 more words
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(CNNMoney) — President Obama will include several tax proposals to help low- and middle-income families when he introduces his 2015 budget on Tuesday.
The White House on Monday chose to preview a few that are designed to help the working poor, to make child care and college more affordable, and to make it easier to save for retirement. 520 more words
Leeds NW Labour celebrates International Women's Day: Yvette Cooper launches our series. Achievements, challenges and plans.
Next Saturday, 8 March, is International Women’s Day.
As part of the celebration of that, we will be publishing a series of posts over the next days by women – about women. 1,000 more words
Flexible working has become an accepted and normal way of doing business, according to panellists at last week’s Work and Family Show.
In a session on flexible working, chief executive of charity Working Families Sarah Jackson said flexibility had gained a lot of ground since the charity was founded. 293 more words