Parental Leave - Opinion Piece

OPINION

Parental leave - tackling gender pay gaps whilst narrowing the gap between the public and private sector, including self employed individuals.

By Lawrence Llamas

Over the past 30 years we have witnessed a paradigm shift in family compositions and now foster a new reality where both parents work and in many cases even both sets of grandparents work. Inevitably this may lead to career choices which are pursued simply on the back of generous maternity leave entitlements and often resulting in many hours of formal child care, in the likes of care centres or nannies.

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Military Movements Review: May

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

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May 23 - Yanito-blog #1 “Con los tishe all the way!!”

By Jonathan Teuma

Mira tu, que me estaba costando encontrar un topic pa’l primer Yanito-blog que me tocaba este mes. Un full on writer’s block, pero como tantas otras cosas que me ha dado, llega Gibraltar y ¡BOOM! ¡Ahí está! ¿La puerta de Alcala? NO, el topic claro, el pay dispute de los tishe de Gib. No me voy a meter a full in the nitty gritty de los figures porque bastante bien lo representa Pablo Hernandez en este opinión column. Have a look si queréis before you go on with this one. Being a teacher himself la verdad que esta muy bien explica’o. Instead, I’ll pick up on a couple of points he makes y también tratare to debunk algunos lies and misconceptions that can be heard por ahí.

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May 10 - New May Day Format Is A “Wasted Opportunity”

OPINION PIECE

As Ex- Convenors, Chair and Executive Committee members of Unite the Union, we are gladdened by the fact that all three Trade Unions are celebrating May Day 2019 in the relative spirit of fraternity that is both right and proper for the day – regrettably, precedent highlights that this was not always the case. Additionally, and at the insistence of the May Day stalwart, Unite the Union, this year breaks away from recent tradition where the Government of the day have addressed those gathered and put forward its own commitments to the working class during the Trade Union rally.

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