10 facts that prove Theresa May’s pledge to improve womens’ and worker’s rights is bullshit

25 Jul

Pride's Purge

Theresa May claims her new government is going to prioritise workers’ rights and womens’ rights.

Oh really?

  • Theresa May supported the introduction of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act which makes it more difficult for people injured at work to claim compensation from employers.
  • Theresa May supported making it more difficult for workers to fight maltreatment or discrimination at work.
  • Theresa May supported the head of the Health and Safety Commission being given to the chairman of the manufacturing employers organisation – the very people who are supposed to be policed by the HSE.
  • Theresa May supported the introduction of punitive employment tribunal fees, which has seen sex discrimination in the workplace claims plummet by 83 per cent.
  • Theresa May voted to remove the Commission for Equality and Human Rights’ duty to support the development of a society where people’s ability to achieve their potential is not limited by prejudice or discrimination.
  • Theresa May supported cutting tax…

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