Category Archives: TUC

Access to Justice

I’m over the moon that employment tribunal fees will be scrapped. Calls to helplines about sexual harassment are increasing but the huge fee means the number reporting it has fallen. The fees were clearly a deterrent to people who had … Continue reading

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End employment tribunal fees and give women #access2justice

Coming forward to report sexual harassment is really hard. You worry you won’t be believed. You worry about ruining your career. Your mental health can suffer. As if it wasn’t hard enough already, thanks to the Tories you now have … Continue reading

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End of term NEC report

After three years as NEC Youth Rep, I’ve done one final ‘end of term’ report to show you what I’ve been up to. Here are 13 things I’ve done to deliver for members and make Labour more equal: BEX BAILEY END OF … Continue reading

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Why Britain’s women won’t “calm down”

From November 4th until the end of 2014, women across the country will effectively be working for free. The gender pay gap means that women are paid on average 15% less than their male counterparts; we have to work an extra … Continue reading

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How do we secure a future for young people?

I was recently invited to speak at a UNISON conference and here’s what I said: It is often said that young people are the future. While obviously true, what is missing from the debate is that young people are also … Continue reading

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Tackling the challenges faced by working women

Here’s a piece that I wrote for Amplify, the new website for Labour women. Women are being routinely failed in their workplaces. According to the TUC, a woman in work today is earning 15.7% less on average than men. In … Continue reading

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End poverty pay

Today marks the start of National Living Wage Week. As Dave Prentis and David Miliband wrote in the Guardian on Saturday, the living wage is in everyone’s interests, and it was fantastic to hear Ed Miliband yesterday calling for all … Continue reading

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