As a union rep, you can promote fairness in the workplace and try to ensure that every worker receives fair treatment irrespective of gender. You have a pivotal role in supporting women facing discrimination and unfair treatment.
Union reps can help bargain for fair pay, decent work, negotiate for gender specific protective clothing and better workplace policies on the menopause and many more issues.
TUC Women and the Cuts toolkit - How to carry out a human rights and equality impact assessment of the spending cuts on women
Gender in occupational safety and health - A TUC guide for trade union activists
eNote - Domestic Violence (Interactive guide for union reps)
Interactive guide on pregnancy and maternity discrimination (You will be required to register to acces this resource)