Hackney Labour joins fight against ‘fire and rehire’

Hackney Councillors and Mayor unanimously voted in favour of a Labour motion at a Council meeting last night which committed the Council to campaign against and condemn pernicious ‘fire and rehire’ employment practices locally and nationally. Proposing the motion, Cllr Gilbert Smyth said: “Using fire and rehire tactics goes against our Labour values of standing […]

Mayor of Hackney and Hackney Councillors back Gordon Brown’s Alliance for Full Employment ‘Winter Recovery Plan’

The Labour & Co-operative Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville and other Hackney Labour Councillors joined with 1,200 other council leaders, mayors and councillors to back the former Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s Alliance for Full Employment campaign. The campaign is calling for: Extending eligibility for and increasing the payment amount for households in quarantine; Extended economic […]