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This booklet outlines the trade union role and identifies ways
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The TUC campaigns for race equality in the workplace and in the wider community. Here you can find recent TUC information and materials on the work of the TUC in the following areas

- Black Workers and the Labour Market
- Let Them Work Campaign
- Black Workers Conference

The TUC has published a free booklet explaining your rights at work and dealing with common workplace problems. Racism at work

The campaign against the electoral progress of the far right faces a major challenge in this years local Council elections with parties like the BNP fielding an extensive list of candidates in council constituencies up and down the country.

This colour leaflet and poster called ' Unions unite - the far right divide', has been produced by the TUC for use by trade unions in the workplace. The leaflet explains why the politics of parties like the British National Party are incompatible with the values that we hold as trade unionists, the continuing danger of the far-right and the need to actively campaign against them.

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The number of black and Asian workers in low-paid jobs increased by 12.7 per cent between 2011 and 2014, according to a new report published today (Friday) to mark the beginning of the TUC’s annual Black Workers’ Conference.
17 April 2015
In this issue: Equality Conferences; Discrimination Law Conference; Equality Officers Briefings; Women’s Conference deadlines; Black Workers’ Conference deadlines; Disabled Workers Conference; LGBT Conference; Trade Union Women’s Reception; UN Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Event; UK Disability History Month
14 November 2014
Colleagues from PCS have worked with the International Slavery Museum to put together a talk to discuss the topic of 'Arts, culture and racism' as part of a series of events during Black History Month. The event has been partly organised by Zita Holbourne, from the PCS NEC, and local...
24 October 2014
Addressing the several hundred delegates attending the annual TUC black workers’ conference at Congress House later today (Friday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady will say: “Across Europe parties of the far right are expecting to make big gains in the elections which are now little more than a month away.
11 April 2014
The TUC Race Relations Committee has published a Charter for Racial Justice in Education. it is intended that the Charter be used as a tool to change the terms of the conversation between educational institutions and communities through the use of lobbying, publicity and local alliances to shame institutions that...
07 April 2014
The Public Sector Equality Duty is a vital spark in getting public bodies to take equalities seriously – from stamping out sexism and racism, through to ensuring public services reach the most marginalised in society. But it's under threat. Please sign the petition to save it.
05 June 2013
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.
19 April 2013
This briefing is designed to provide union negotiators, workplace reps, learning reps and equality officers with a starting point to assist with the development of a bargaining agenda that is focussed on providing access for black and minority ethnic apprentices into union organised workplaces.
20 September 2012
In this issue: Its time to dig deep for Stephen; UK Police Services PLC; Counting the Cost of the Cuts; The Overseas Frozen Pension Swindle
23 August 2012