Equality Issues

Download Pay and Parenthood [PDF] An analysis of wage inequality between mums and dads There has been great progress in gender equality over the last few decades; access to education, labour market participation and attitudes towards gender roles have all moved in a direction of greater equality. But inequalities remain,...
25 April 2016
Fathers working full-time get paid a fifth more than men with similar jobs who don’t have children, according to a new report published by the TUC today (Monday).
25 April 2016
Can you help us gather information from workplace reps on the type of equality issues arising in the workplace and the support reps need to tackle those issues? Have you dealt with any equality issues at your workplace related to members? Where do you go to for resources and support?...
22 April 2016
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18 April 2016
Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees are two and half times more likely to be unemployed than white graduates, according to new analysis published by the TUC today (Friday).
15 April 2016
This report, published to coincide with the TUC’s 2016 Black Workers Conference, uses analysis of recent official statistics to show that levels of unemployment are higher for black workers, regardless of qualification levels.
15 April 2016
Young women with vocational qualifications earn 15% less than men with comparable qualifications, according to new analysis published by the TUC today (Saturday) to mark the start of its annual young workers’ conference.
11 April 2016
On Friday 4 March Polly Toynbee delivered the second Mary Macarthur lecture at the Coronation Club in Blackheath. Prior to the lecture a tour of workplaces in the local area was arranged. Firstly a group of union organisers and members met with Polly to discuss local issues and campaigns. This...
23 March 2016
Commenting on today’s (Wednesday) report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, which reveals that more than 60% of FTSE 350 companies are failing to meet their targets for getting women on boards, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
23 March 2016
Recent TUC polling indicates that sexual harassment is still rife in many workplaces. These findings are in line with European data on the extent of sexual harassment. As part of a project on sexual harassment in the workplace, the TUC would like to hear about your experiences of sexual harassment...
22 March 2016