|The TUC campaigns against discrimination at work and in wider society. Unions have always been at the forefront of the drive for equality at work, whether through the strugggle for equal pay, through tackling racism or working for equal access to learning and skills. This section will keep you up to date with the latest TUC equality information.
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The government's focus on showing how tough they are on migrant workers and people in receipt of benefits is either a clever distraction from the real issues or a politically prejudiced and vindictive assault on easy and vulnerable targets. With an ...
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
Responding to comments made by UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom, who told Radio Five Live's John Pienaar programme that women of a child bearing age shouldn't be employed because maternity rights are too 'draconian', TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
Commenting on research published today (Monday) by Bournemouth University, which shows that homophobic behaviour is frequently going unchallenged in school and college sport, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
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.
Commenting on the vote today (Tuesday) in the House of Commons to repeal the Equality and Human Rights Commission's (EHRC) general equalities duty, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
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