SERTUC's Ninth Survey of Equality in Trade Unions
Swimming against the tide: aptly named in this period where the trade union movement steps up to its task of defending hard-won working conditions as a neo-liberal government seeks to dismantle public services and the very workers' rights that can defend them. In the introduction to the last report, Treading Water, four years ago it was noted the demise of the Commission for Racial Equality, the Equal Opportunities Commission, and the Disability Rights Commission, and their replacement by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Now we need to recognise the onslaught on that imperfect replacement body with massive cuts to its budget over the coming years.
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Briefing document (200 words) issued 26 Mar 2012
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