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Workers’ rights to be updated on Ascension, 85 years on

Workers and employers on Ascension Island could be given new protection under a planned law, similar to St Helena’s Employment Rights Ordinance. A public consultation is to be held on Ascension on the wording of the draft Workers Ordinance, reports The Islander … Continue reading

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Women fight back as new law ‘fails to prevent discrimation’

Sex discrimination that would be illegal in the UK is commonplace on St Helena, according to the founder of a new group for women. Catherine Turner says the island’s new employment law will still allow demeaning treatment, including ordering women … Continue reading

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