Equality Issues

TUC comment on the European Court of Justice ruling that the banning of lesbians and gays from the armed forces is a breach of human rights. Also announces the Fringe meeting at the Labour Party conference in Bournemouth, Winning equality for lesbians and gays under a labour government.
27 September 1999
The TUC's one day conference, Advancing the Disability Debate, is to step up pressure on bad bosses who discriminate against their disabled employees with a call for all workplaces to be covered by disability discrimination legislation.
16 July 1999
Two-thirds of mothers return to work after maternity leave, and most couples with children now both work. The need for employers to take account of the problems faced by parents and other carers who have to juggle a job and home has never been greater.
05 July 1999
Released to coincide with the first day of the TUC's annual Lesbian and Gay Conference (1-2 July), 'Lesbian and Gay Rights at Work: A TUC Charter for Equality' sets out to provide guidance for trade unions (Priced publication).
01 July 1999
TUC comments supporting the Government's new age code.
14 June 1999
Nearly half the gay men and lesbians featured in a TUC survey released today (Friday) have been the victims of bigotry in the workplace.
19 May 1999
Victims of Britain's workplace bullies will be able to get information from a new telephone line when the TUC launches a week-long anti-bullying campaign in October.
22 March 1999
Treasury minister, Dawn Primarolo MP and Julie Mellor, the new Equal Opportunities Commission head are the two guest speakers at this year's TUC women`s conference in Scarborough next week (10-12 March).
02 March 1999
Hundreds of people are likely to descend upon West London this weekend to show support for two groups of Asian workers dismissed for standing up to their bad bosses.
18 February 1999