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Interview with Martha Crawford - Good Jobs Campaign's Operations Manager


Martha Crawford, Operations Manager for the Good Jobs Campaign, is responsible for managing the training programmes that we run with employer and education institution partners. Since joining Citizens UK in November 2015, Martha has worked hard to oversee the direction of the Good Jobs Campaign from its early stages.






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Young Women and Good Jobs: Changing Attitudes to Engineering #100yearssuffragettes


Following on from our post earlier this week on young Muslim women and the Good Jobs Campaign, meet Sanna Shabir, 22, from East London, who is an Engineering Technician working at Atkins Global, a leading Design, Engineering and Project Management consultancy.






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Young Muslim Women and Citizens UK's Good Jobs Campaign


Reshma, 20, a student at the University of Westminster, is doing a placement at Citizens UK as part of their Good Jobs Campaign. To mark #100years since women got the vote, Reshma discusses the role of the campaign in providing opportunities for young Muslim women and how there's still some way to go before women across society are treated fairly and equally.





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Good Jobs Campaign Responds to McDonald's Pay Rise News


The Good Jobs Campaign have released a statement regarding the news that McDonald's workers will receive a pay increase, after the first strike in the company's history. This pay rise will impact thousands of young workers – yet employees under the age of 25 are still not entitled to the real Living Wage.






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Do the Maths


A riddle:

Ahmed, Bianca, and Christopher, work full-time in the same shop in London. They work the same number of hours, serving the same number of customers, with the same job description. Their friend Davina also works full-time, with a similar job description, for the shop next door.

Ahmed earns three-quarters of Bianca’s wage, and two-thirds of Christopher’s. He earns £10,304 less than Davina every year. Why?



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