Equality Issues

More than half (52%) of women, and nearly two-thirds (63%) of women aged 18-24 years old, said they have experienced sexual harassment at work, according to a new research from the TUC in collaboration with the Everyday Sexism Project published today (Wednesday).
10 August 2016
​Unions have a crucial role in ensuring that all workers are able to do their jobs free from harassment. This guide will help you deal with cases of sexual harassment in the workplace,
10 August 2016
An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia
08 August 2016
A TUC guide to protecting migrant and Black and Minority Ethnic workers from violence, harassment and abuse.
08 August 2016
Unions, employers and the government must redouble efforts to tackle the increase in racism following the vote to leave the EU, according to a new TUC report released today (Monday).
08 August 2016
Applications for this year’s North East Equality Awards are OPEN . Application forms for all categories can be found at http://www.equality-ne.co.uk/projects/awards/2016 The TUC believes that everyone should have fair and equal treatment to help develop his or her potential, free from discrimination, and that life chances of all people can...
25 July 2016
Information and arguments for workers in the North East and Cumbria
05 July 2016
~~date Wednesday 29 June 2016 embargo: For Immediate Release GMB President Mary Turner and Ruth Smeeth MP to address 2016 TUC Women Chainmakers’ Festival GMB President, Mary Turner and Ruth Smeeth MP will be among the guest speakers at the 2016 Chainmakers’ Festival this weekend. This year’s festival, to be...
29 June 2016
Many vital rights at work in the UK are derived from EU law, guaranteeing things like paid leave entitlements, protections from being forced to work excessive hours, discrimination protections and rights for working mums-to-be. Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, we now have to decide what happens...
27 June 2016
Speaking at Pride in London today (Saturday) TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady will call on communities to show respect, tolerance and compassion as the struggle to achieve equality continues.
25 June 2016