The TUC campaigns for women's equality in the workplace and in the wider community. Here you can find recent information and materials on the work of the TUC in the following areas:
Gender And Occupational Safety And Health section is focussed on a gender-sensitive approach to occupational health and safety and ensuring equal rights to protection for all workers.
The most recent documents available on this subject are:Midlands Equality News 1
In this issue: * From the Regional Secretary * Women hit hardest * Around the Equalities Forums * Disabled Members Forum * Women's Committee * And don't forget the Blog...... * Contact the Midlands TUC:PDF version available for download
The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) plays a vital role in underpinning union work to tackle discrimination and harassment at work as evidenced by the TUC's response to a government review of the duty.
The TUC welcomes the government's plan to introduce shared parental leave, but is calling for broader eligibility and better support for parents to overcome the very low levels of take-up predicted.
This Friday March 8th is International Women's Day throughout the world. To mark the event in our region, the Northern TUC's Women's Group, UNISON Northern and War on Want are holding a joint event 'Women, Human Rights and the Globalisation of Resis...
Women in their 50s earn nearly a fifth less than men of the same age - the widest gender pay gap of any age group - according to a TUC analysis published ahead of the latest unemployment figures due out today (Wednesday).
On Thursday 14th February three of the major cities in the north east (Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham) are set to become part of the global One Billion Rising movement. Events will be happening throughout the day across the whole of the region, co...
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