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Supporting Parents and Carers

Supporting Parents & Carers
Supporting Parents & Carers

A Better Deal for Dads

Help us find out more about the pressures that working dads and partners of new mothers are under.

About Supporting Parents & Carers

Spotlight Day - A Better Deal for Dads

Each year Usdaw holds a campaign day called Supporting Parents and Carers Spotlight Day. Hundreds of reps and activists get involved by running campaigns in their workplaces.
This year's spotlight day, themed 'Not Enough Hours in the Day', highlights the difficulties of juggling work with being a parent or carer.
Further details on how to get involved in the campaign will be announced soon.

How this helps you

We want to let members know that:

  • The Union understands that changes to contracts and demands for ever greater flexibility are making it harder for members who are parents and carers.
  • We can help with problems like hours of work or needing time off to care.
  • We can signpost members to appropriate support organisations where difficulties balancing work with care commitments are causing problems outside of work.

Maternity and Parental Rights

Our comprehensive guide to maternity and parental rights covers everything you need to know about your rights at work.

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