Fair Work Round Table

13th November 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
St. Augustine's Catholic Church
1 Langcliffe Dr
Milton Keynes MK13 7PL
Tom Bulman
Fair Work Round Table @ St. Augustine's Catholic Church

FAIR WORK ROUND TABLE (speakers in italics to be confirmed)

The aim of this event is to share issues of inequality at work, build relationships with parliamentary candidates for MK North and, through open dialogue, develop ideas for common goals to which candidates will be asked to pledge commitment at a Parliamentary Candidates Assembly on Monday 2nd December.


Tea/coffee served from 5.30pm


6.00       Welcome and Introduction from co-chairs, Debbie Wilson of Citizens:mk and Rev Fr Francis Higgins of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church

6.05       Good Work in MK – Cllr Sam Crooks on low unemployment, Living Wage and MK Council support

6.10      Vital Statistics on Work and the Economy in MK – Ian Revell, MK Community Foundation

6.15       Experiences of unfair work

    • Transparency of contract and termination process (not email) – Hala Alify, Trubys Garden Tea Room
    • Supporting those affected – Marion Cole, Works4Us
    • results of online survey Sept-Nov 2010 – Rukhsana Malik, MK Muslim Association

6.25       Recruiter’s perspective on precarious contracting – Nick Peacock, Ascendant Recruitment

6.30      Wider research on fair work policies – Professor Susan Edwards, University of Buckingham,  & Jane Whild, The Open University

6.35   Living Wage future – Jess Goble, Living Wage Foundation

6.40  What we want employers and our elected representatives to commit to – David  Chapman, Church of Christ the Cornerstone & Hala Afify

6.45  Reactions from parliamentary candidates and MK Council:

    • Ben Everitt, Conservative Party
    • Charlynne Pullen, Labour Party
    • Aisha Mir, Liberal Democrats
    • Hannah O’Neill, Deputy-Leader of MK Council.

7.00       Summary of actions agreed – Debbie Wilson

7.05       End.

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