Equality Issues

As recent polling showed that nearly half (46%) of women working in football have experienced sexism in the workplace, the TUC and Women in Football are joining forces this evening (Wednesday) to tackle sexism and sexual harassment in the sport and beyond.
09 November 2016
New figures published by the TUC today (Friday) show that the number of working people challenging discrimination or unfair treatment at work has fallen by 9,000 a month since charges of up to £1,200 came in.
04 November 2016
Commenting on the latest annual pay statistics published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) – which show that the full-time median gender pay gap has fallen by 0.2 percentage points to 9.4% in 2016 (from 9.6 in 2015) – TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
26 October 2016
More than 60 Health and Safety reps attended the Health & Safety Forum event held on Tuesday 18 th October in Newcastle. In her introduction, Beth Farhat, TUC Regional Secretary, said today’s event is one in a series organised by the Forum in response to requests from workplace health and...
21 October 2016
Young Workers month is coming 1st - 30th November - are you ready?
19 October 2016
Women earn £8,504 a year less than men by the time they reach their 50s, according to TUC analysis published today (Friday).
14 October 2016
1936 – 2016. They did not pass. They will not pass. Thousands of people gathered in jubilant and yet a determined mood on Sunday 9 October 2016
12 October 2016
The UCU contends that attacks on its members’ jobs and their working conditions are ultimately detrimental to the learning environment that is offered to students at London Met University, so it is asking for staff, students and the community to ‘stand strong, together, and defend education for all’.
04 October 2016
Santander signs up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers Santander Bank will today (Monday) add its name to a new charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work. Santander is the latest high-profile employer to sign up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter, following...
03 October 2016
The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) has today (Tuesday) tabled a motion to Congress highlighting the problem of sexist dress codes which force women to wear high heels at work.
13 September 2016

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