By Martin Luther King Jr.
An extraordinary and well timed selection of Dr. King’s speeches on exertions rights and monetary justice
People overlook that Dr. King used to be every piece as dedicated to fiscal justice as he used to be to finishing racial segregation. He fought all through his existence to attach the exertions and civil rights pursuits, envisioning them as dual pillars for social reform. As we fight with mammoth unemployment, a extraordinary racial wealth hole, and the close to cave in of a economic system that places gains sooner than humans, King’s prophetic writings and speeches underscore his relevance for at the present time. they assist us think King anew: as a human rights chief whose dedication to unions and an finish to poverty used to be an important a part of his civil rights agenda.
overlaying the entire civil rights circulate highlights—Montgomery, Albany, Birmingham, Selma, Chicago, and Memphis—award-winning historian Michael okay. Honey introduces and lines King’s dream of financial equality. amassed in a single quantity for the 1st time, the vast majority of those speeches could be new to such a lot readers. the gathering starts with King’s lectures to unions within the Nineteen Sixties and contains his addresses in the course of his negative People’s crusade, culminating together with his momentous “Mountaintop” speech, brought in aid of amazing black sanitation staff in Memphis. exceptional and well timed, “All hard work Has Dignity” will extra totally restoration our figuring out of King’s lasting imaginative and prescient of financial justice, bringing his call for for equality correct into the present.
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The woman is entitled to the benefit of a pay rise awarded any time during the 15 weeks before the baby is due, as well as during the period of paid maternity leave, whether backdated or not. She should also be entitled to the benefit of a bonus payment for work done during the year, albeit on a pro rata basis proportionate to the time that the employee has worked. In a recent case (Abdoulaye & ors v. Régie Nationale des Usines Renault SA), the European Court of Justice said that it was not discriminatory to pay a maternity bonus to women, even if new fathers did not receive anything similar.
There are three stages in a ‘like work’ claim: • First of all, you have to show that your work is the same or broadly similar to that of your male comparator. The courts have said that the question of whether two jobs are broadly similar can be answered by a general consideration of the type of work Equality in the Workplace 43 involved and the skills and knowledge required to do them. It is not necessary to undertake a minute examination of the differences between the two jobs • Then the tribunal has to decide whether there are any differences between the two jobs which are of practical importance.
Otherwise you can sue the employer for defamation or negligence (if you can afford to do so). Does your Employer Have to Let you See the Reference? No, your employer does not have to let you see the reference. That can be problematic because if you fail to get a job as a result of a poor reference, you will want to see it to challenge its contents. However, the employer may try to argue that the document is confidential and refuse to show it to you. You can ask the court to order discovery of the document (see Chapter 7), but in order to do so you will probably need the help of a lawyer – try your trade union, the local law centre or Citizens Advice Bureau for help.