The TUC campaigns against discrimination at work and in wider society. You can find out more about our work on equal rights for women and men and part-timers, equality for black workers, lesbian and gay rights, disability issues and age equality
The TUC also campaigns for a better work/life balance, see the working life section. The TUC changing times website gives employers and unions practical guidance to achieve a better work-life balance in the workplace.
Download the TUC guide to equality law which provides a practical and clear explanation of workplace rights.
The Wales TUC has a number of equality committees that take forward the organisation’s
work on promoting equality and challenging discrimination. They are the Women’s
Committee, the Race
Equality Committee, the Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Committee and the Pan-Equality
Committee. To contact any one these committees
Equal at Work is a 2 year project funded by the DTI and managed by the Wales TUC. The aim of the project is to support trade unions in promoting equality and challenging discrimination in the workplace.
We will provide accessible information and advice regarding your rights at work, including new rights under EC equality directives, in relation to race, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation and religion
Over the next two years we will;
A separate website is being developed and this will contain all information and resources from the Equal at Work project.
The most recent documents available on this subject are:Women in Wales most vulnerable to public sector job cuts
The Wales TUC is concerned that women's unemployment is set to rise as the UK Government's public sector job cuts begin to bite.
Responding to the Equality Bill published today (Monday) by Equalities Minister Harriet Harman, Wales TUC General Secretary Martin Mansfield said: "We welcome the Minister's courage in defying the business lobbyists who say that equality doesn't...
Responding to the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) today (Friday), which shows that in Wales the full-time gender pay gap has increased substantially to 12.7 per cent and the part-time gender pay gap to 33.7 per cent, Wales TUC General Secr...
A Wales TUC report launched today (Wednesday, 21 May) at Wales TUC Annual Conference in Llandudno concludes that unions have made considerable progress mainstreaming equal pay and incorporating flexible working into their bargaining priorities.
Four out of ten single women in their 30s (39 per cent) do unpaid overtime at work - making them more likely to do unpaid overtime than any other group in the workforce.
Wrexham Trades Council and the Banner Theatre Company have joined forces to explode the myths being peddled by far-right extremists about migrant workers, refugees and asylum-seekers living and working in Wrexham, Saturday 5 November in the Wrexham M...
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