Equality Issues

Commenting on the second-year anniversary of the introduction of shared parental leave today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
05 April 2017
MARY MACARTHUR LECTURE Ros Wynne Jones 17 March 2017 First of all I would like to thank you for having me here today. Thank you for coming out on St Patrick’s Day. Since January, as well as writing the Real Britain column at the Daily Mirror I have also been...
31 March 2017
Commenting on legislation introduced today (Friday) that means organisations with 250 or more employees will have to publish information about the difference between average male and female earnings, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
31 March 2017
UPDATE: Please note that the figures for Slovakia are now out of date. They no longer appear at the bottom of the table. New mums in UK receive just 6 weeks of decently-paid maternity leave - Only mothers in Ireland and Slovakia have worse decently-paid entitlement - Croatia tops table...
24 March 2017
Over a third (34%) of Black, Asian or minority ethnic people (BAME) witnessed or experienced racial abuse in the seven months following the Brexit vote in June 2016, a TUC poll has found.
17 March 2017
The TUC is today (Friday) launching a major new survey into how lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people find working life in the UK.
10 March 2017
Frances O'Grady's speech to TUC Women's Conference 2017​, 8- 10 March, Congress House, London.
09 March 2017
Are you LGBT+? Are you currently working or have worked in the last 5 years? The TUC would like to hear from you. We want to hear from LGBT+ workers so we can shine a light on the range of issues faced by LGBT workers across the UK – many...
09 March 2017
Date: 3 March 2017 Embargo : 00.01 7 March 2017 Leicestershire County Council becomes latest employer to sign up to TUC’s Charter for helping terminally ill workers Leicestershire County Council will today (Tuesday, 7 March) add its name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at...
07 March 2017
- Women’s Pay Day – the day the average woman starts getting paid compared to the average man – is on Tuesday (7 March) - Women effectively work for free for 66 days compared to men - But in some jobs women have to wait until April or even May...
03 March 2017