New Job Vacancy

GMWRAG towers has been alerted of a brand new job opportunity for a Welfare Rights Worker with the Bond Board.

Details are available here

Closing date is the 3rd of August, 2016 so get out of the sunshine and fill in the form.

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Penalties Going Up for ERISA Violations

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced increases in many civil penalties associated with ERISA plan violations. For example, the maximum penalty for failing to file an annual Form 5500 report will rise from $1,100 per day to $2,063 per day. 77 more words

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CPAG Welfare Rights Conferences 2016 - Universal Credit: Next Steps.

CPAGs 2016 Welfare Rights Conference focuses on the challenges facing families as the roll out of Universal Credit accelerates.

The next few years will bear witness to a huge change in the welfare rights environment, with the full Universal Credit service set to be rolled out to over one hundred local authority areas during 2016-17, and across all 381 local authorities by June 2018. 384 more words

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Cancer care: the rural challenges

People with a cancer diagnosis living in rural Wales face particular challenges when it comes to accessing treatment. Macmillan Development Manager Alun Tandy’s blog explores the problems they may face and the solutions that Macmillan in Wales are developing to meet these obstacles. 640 more words

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Gofal Canser: heriau cefn gwlad

Mae pobl sy’n cael diagnosis canser ac sy’n byw yng Nghymru wledig yn wynebu heriau arbennig o ran cyrchu triniaeth. Mae blog Alun Tandy o Macmillan yn archwilio’r problemau y gallen nhw eu hwynebu a’r atebion mae Macmillan yng Nghymru yn eu datblygu er mwyn goresgyn y rhwystrau hyn. 669 more words

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Details of the first post Brexit NAWRA meeting.

There was a point in time when GMWRAG was very good at publicising NAWRA meetings. We even had a countdown on the site. That was superseded by our more recent “rubbish at publicising… 139 more words

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