Women's rights

Stop companies using non disclosure agreements to silence staff – Pregnant Then Screwed Petition

To Theresa May and the government,

Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are being used by powerful employers to cover up the appalling treatment of some of their staff. Companies can use them regularly to hide issues like sexual harassment, racism, and pregnancy and maternity discrimination. Employees are being subjected to vile treatment, they’re then paid a sum of money and forced to sign an agreement which will gag them from speaking publicly about what happened.

Benefit Bulletin

This Benefit Bulletin describes the new Universal Credit announcements made in January 2019. 

  • Managed migration to Universal Credit
  • Universal Credit and three or more children
  • Severely disabled people – protected from 16 January 2019
  • Universal Credit paid to main carer
  • Direct payments for rent
  • Monthly payments and treatment of earnings
  • ‘Mixed age’ couples – change from 15 May 2019

 

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Life-Changing & Life-Saving: Funding for the women’s sector

This is a report about the status of funding for the women’s sector. It sets out the case for specialist women’s organisations, identifies their current sources
of funding and explores the challenges that they face in terms of financial sustainability. The report explores recent changes in the funding landscape for voluntary organisations, including the shi to commissioning of services, the impact of austerity on the demand for support services and on funding available, and the likely impact that Brexit is going to have on the women’s sector. 

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