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The TUC, in partnership with Epilepsy Action have produced a
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Guidance for unions on why the Social Model of Disability

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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 struggle 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.

Equality specific TUC Education training programmes are available. To find out more please visit equality training courses

Equality Audit 2014

The 2014 survey of union structures, policies and services relating to equality, featuring a response rate covering 95 per cent of the TUC’s 5.6 million British trade union members. The results, which can be compared with those from the 2011 audit, provide important reading for all member unions. Visit Equality Audit 2014 page


Women's Committee Report to the Women's Conference 2015
22 April 2015
The TUC, in partnership with Epilepsy Action, is today (Tuesday) publishing Epilepsy in the workplace – a TUC guide, to aid trade union workplace representatives in supporting members with epilepsy. The guide educates trade union members about epilepsy, and provides guidance on reasonable workplace adjustments and making workplaces epilepsy-friendly.
21 April 2015
The TUC, in partnership with Epilepsy Action have produced a new guide for trade unionists on supporting members with epilepsy. The author is a specialist and a trade unionist so this briefing will be an authoritative aid to union reps, officers and members on dealing with the issues facing members...
21 April 2015
Number of black and Asian workers in low-paid jobs up by 13 per cent since 2011, New TUC report reveals. 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 last Friday to mark the...
20 April 2015
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
Our Lives: challenging attitudes to poverty in 2015 is a report about poverty in modern Britain, launched on 17 April by an independent group of women authors, including TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady. The report responds to Bob Holman's challenge to update the Our Towns poverty report published in 1943...
17 April 2015
The 2015 Wales TUC Equality Briefing promises to be an exciting event which gives you the most current information on equality issues in Wales and how they affect Trade Unionists.
15 April 2015
Another packed edition of the All Wales Equality Network Newsletter, this edition gives details of meetings, free Wales TUC run courses on becoming a Trade Union Equality Rep along with the most recent updates, news articles and much more.
15 April 2015
Another packed edition of the All Wales Equality Network Newsletter, this edition gives details of meetings, free Wales TUC run courses on becoming a Trade Union Equality Rep along with the most recent updates, news articles and much more.
15 April 2015
Another packed edition of the All Wales Equality Network Newsletter, this edition gives details of meetings, free Wales TUC run courses on becoming a Trade Union Equality Rep along with the most recent updates, news articles and much more.
15 April 2015

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