Nairn Citizens Advice Bureau recently launched ‘Do the Rights Thing’, a new campaign to help raise awareness among young people in Nairnshire of their employment rights.
The campaign, which is taking place across Scotland through the Citizens Advice network, aims to:
Raise awareness among young people of their employment rights and where they can seek advice online
Empower young people to take action when their rights are not being upheld
Encourage young people to share their experiences of poor employment practices via an online interactive form
CAS’s Advice for Scotland website has detailed information on rights in the workplace and can be found by visiting https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/scotland/dotherightsthing/
Nairn Citizens Advice Bureau Manager, Gill MacLean, said: “Knowing your rights at work is very important at any age but particularly for young people who are often trapped in a cycle of insecure work, low pay and limited opportunities.
“That’s why as part of our ‘Do the Rights Thing’ campaign we are hosting an employment advice drop in session on Thursday 14th November in the bureau from 17.30 to19.30.
“This will give young people in Nairnshire the confidence around knowing their employment rights and empower them to take action when they are not being upheld.
“Our Advice for Scotland website is also a fantastic resource with easy to understand information about your rights at work and we’re also asking young people to submit their bad experiences at work online.
“You don’t have to give your name or personal details if you don’t want to and by taking part you’ll be able to inform our future work as we continue to stand up for young people in Nairnshire