Protesters from New York and New Jersey advocacy groups will meet Gov. Chris Christie at a fundraiser in New York City later today to hit him on paid sick leave policies. 142 more words
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Flexible working is a pipe dream for many parents and carers, according to a report by charity Working Families.
In analysis of almost 3,000 calls to its legal advice helpline in 2014, Working Families said workers in low paid sectors such as retail, social care, catering and hospitality are employed on contracts that offer them little in the way of pay, guaranteed hours or job security. 336 more words
They say there’s honor among thieves, but I say: That depends on the thieves.
Your common street thief, yes — but not those princely CEOs of corporate larceny. 646 more words
Judge parties by their long-term records: Labour’s proposed extra paternity leave has a proud history
We’re often told these days that parties ‘are all the same’.
At least that’s the message right-wing media feed to people.
But one way to judge political parties is by their longer-term record. 761 more words
Alex Sobel: The Coalition has produced a crisis in childcare. I welcome Labour’s plans to double Sure Start places
In Coalition Britain – don’t be a family with children
• As a result of the Government’s tax and benefits policies since May 2010, households are on average £1,127 worse off. 541 more words