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Security of hours for part-time retail workers

Sinead Pembroke 17/04/2017

For decades now, the retail sector has become synonymous with part-time, low-paid and insecure contracts. However, this has not always been the case; retail was once considered to be good, secure employment, and we should be moving towards making working conditions in this sector more secure again. De-skilling of the profession So how did the …



Who’s going to take care of our carers?

Sinead Pembroke 14/02/2017

As anyone who has a family-member in need of homecare knows, private homecare is very expensive. But like childcare, what do we really know about the …

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