We Demand Better
THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022 at 8pm on zoom
Barry Gardiner MP will speak on the campaign to stop this evil employment practice which some of Britain’s worst employers have tried to use.
+Tony Barnsley branch Sec Sandwell UNISON – how we beat Fire & Rehire
Due to united action by unionised workers, in many cases these scrooge bosses have failed to get their way.
The campaign https://www.endfireandrehire.com/ aims to outlaw the practice and catch up with the basic employment laws of Ireland, Spain and France amongst others.
Join Zoom Meeting…. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81886133154?pwd=TU4zZTlsdGlUWnRIakxIb2ovU2RyUT09
or dial in 0330 088 5830 and input Meeting ID: 818 8613 3154 and Passcode: 983595
This is an open meeting organised by Wolverhampton Bilston and District Trades Union Council.
Please be respectful. See facebook event page here https://www.facebook.com/events/376126151149139
TUC research showed:
- Nearly a fifth of (18%) of 18-24 year-olds say their employer has tried to re-hire them on inferior terms during the pandemic.
- Working-class people (12%) are nearly twice as likely than those from higher socio-economic groups (7%) to have been told to re-apply for their jobs under worse terms and conditions.
- BME workers (15%) have been faced with “fire and rehire” at nearly twice the rate of white workers (8%)
- [source https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/fire-and-rehire-tactics-have-become-widespread-during-pandemic-warns-tuc]