Webinar Series 2020: Trade unions and standing up for the self-employed 

J-Net Webinar Series 2020   

Theme: Trade unions and standing up for the self-employed 
Speaker: Kate Dearden, Head of Research, Policy and External Relations at Community trade union  https://community-tu.org/
Date & Time: Saturday 30 May, 10-11am 
Cost: Free
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Kate Dearden is Head of Research, Policy and External Relations at Community trade union. Kate’s research interests include the future of work, self-employment, the gig economy, as well as skills and lifelong learning. Kate is also a fellow for the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and researcher for the Changing Work Centre.

Kate will explore the current UK self-employed labour market, the research Community have undertaken with regards to the self-employed including those who are vulnerable and disabled, and how Community are modernising and developing their model to organise and represent self-employed and freelance workers.

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