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February newsletter

The VWP February newsletter is now available. This month’s issue includes articles on

coping with the downturn
results and analysis from our questionnaire on how workers try to enforce their employment rights
training that is being developed to help people challenge for their employment rights.

Click here to download the newsletter.

10 Top Tips to Prevent You Being Exploited at Work

the VWP has produced a factsheet, ‘10 Top Tips to Prevent You Being Exploited at Work’ that gives simple, practical steps that workers can take that can make a difference and get employers to meet their legal responsibilities. The advice includes

getting contracts of employment in writing;
 checking out the contract properly before signing;
keeping a record of all hours […]

Getting a Better Deal for Polish Workers

The event, ‘Getting a Better Deal for Polish workers’ will be held on Saturday, 7th February at the POSK Centre, 238-246 King Street, Hammersmith, London W6 0RF between 11.00am and 5.00pm.
As well as a range of information stalls there will also be workshop sessions on
- how can I get a better job? - training and qualifications in […]

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